Eric Peterson: 1959-2005

Eric Peterson, 46, a disability rights advocate from Minneapolis, died October 3rd of complications from diabetes. Eric was involved on boards with the Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities, VSA arts of Minnesota, Minnesota Association of Community Theatres, and his Linden Hills Neighborhood Association. He received the 2002 Jaehny Award for his efforts toward making the arts accessible for people with disabilities. He is survived by his mother Peggy and two brothers, Raymond and Steven