Nov 12

peter20120225 2Peter Minkwitz Died at home 11 February 2012 of lymphoma. Born September 7, 1944 in Australia. Preceded in death by parents Mary and Earl Minkwitz. Graduate of Lowell HS and UC Berkeley. Peter was employed in the maritime industry for over 40 years. He met Doreen Hardy in 1986 and they married in 1987. Built both his home in Point Richmond and China Rose, a 38-foot Ingrid along Mission Creek, described as "the most beautiful ferro cement boat you will ever see." Peter and Doreen spent many happy years living aboard, sailing to the Delta and on coastal cruises. Peter was a genuine human being incapable of anything other than honesty, generosity and integrity at the highest level. He was a brilliant problem solver, a warm, thoughtful and loving soul. Survived by beloved Doreen, siblings Ed Christwitz, Meg Brown, John Minkwitz, Harriett Scampoli, Ellen Barrett, and Andrew Minkwitz. For donation and related information go to http://peterremembered.blogspot.com

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