Captain Eric D. Peterson, age 50, and his loyal Labrador Retriever Rooster sadly drowned on December 16, 2018 at a moorage near the Ballard Locks. Eric was born in Seattle, raised on Bainbridge Island and graduated from Bainbridge High School class of “86”.
After college he pursued a career in aviation and spent the last seventeen year with UPS Worldwide Airways attaining the rank of Captain of the Boeing 747-8. In his free time he was fully committed to his two young sons in their sport of hydroplane racing and crewing. They enjoyed boating in the San Juan Islands as a family each summer.
Eric is survived by his wife Kerry, sons Jack and Fynn, sister Pam Ramsey (Rich), nephew Lars Nelson, niece Kajsa Nelson, parents Doug and Judy Peterson. and many, many friends.and extended family.
Services were held before Christmas.