• Peter H. Fischer
    March 15,2013
     

    Peter H. Fischer

    Peter H. Fischer

    MONTPELIER ó Peter Harry Fischer, of Montpelier, Vt., left this world in the early hours of March 3, 2013. He was 58 years old.

    Peter was born in Staten Island, N.Y., on March 30, 1954. He attended Pine Crest High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He graduated in 1972 as a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club treasurer and an All-American swimmer. He continued on to receive a bachelorís degree in biology from Dartmouth College in 1976.

    Always drawn to the simplicity and stillness of wilderness, Peter spent many summers working at Camp Highlander in Highlands, N.C., where he and his brother Paul founded the Hawk Program. Later, he spent several years working at Camp Farm and Wilderness in Plymouth.

    A woodworker by trade but also a skilled craftsman, Peter built a variety of unique and beautiful instruments throughout his life. Peter was a deep thinker, a writer, musician, artist, swimmer, sailor, climber, paddler, counselor, teacher, dreamer and a friend to all. Above all, Peter will be remembered as a compassionate human being and a gentle, loving father.

    Survived by his daughter, Vanessa Wynkoop, son, Gavin Wynkoop-Fischer, and stepson, Alexander Chase, all children of former wife Karen Wynkoop; also by his brothers David Fischer, of Oakland, Calif., and Mark Fischer, of South Carolina.

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