(1921 -- August 15, 2016)
In 1954 he married a woman he met through the Colorado Mountain Club. She did not share his interest in SF, but all four of their sons did.
In 1960 Peterson edited the anthology The Science-Fictional Sherlock Holmes. The stores included in the anthology had been collected by SF fan Norm Metcalf.
He was the subject of an Original Member Spotlight by Jon D. Swartz and John L. Coker III in Scientifiction: The First Fandom Report (New Series #47, 1st Quarter 2016, pages 5-6). A memorial by the same authors appeared in STF, New Series #49, 3rd Quarter, 2016; and a memorial by Swartz appeared in The National Fantasy Fan for September, 2016 (Volume 75, Number 9)..The memorial that had appeared in STF was reprinted in the October, 2016 issue of Locus.
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