Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Peter Reichman 1943 -- 2009

Peter Reichman 1943 -- 2009
Long-time cyclist, race director and friend to many Vancouver Velo Vet, BCMCA and Burnaby Velodrome members, Peter Reichman died on October 18.

Peter had been recovering from the "brain event" that surfaced late this summer when riding in the race up Seymour Mountain. A tough competitor and strong supporter of masters cycling, Peter will be missed by the cycling community

REICHMAN - Peter February 6th, 1943 - October 18th, 2009 Peter is survived by his partner Peggy Riley, daughters Kathi (Rodney Galetti) and Kim (Scott Ashe), stepson David Gheriani and stepdaughter Sarah Gheriani, grandchildren Brandon, Ryan, and Sotia. Peter will be fondly remembered by his family and friends. Since his retirement in 1999, Peter has been able to enjoy cycling with the Vancouver Velo Vets, BC Masters Cycling Association, and Burnaby Velodrome Club. A celebration of his life was be held at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC on Monday, October 26th 2009 at 2:00 P.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation.