Peter died March 6, 2006, after a long illness.
He prepared for Princeton at Eastside High in Paterson, N.J., and at Andover, where he was president of the National Honor Society, a varsity swimmer, and a member of the mathematics and debating clubs.
At Princeton, he majored in biology and wrote a thesis titled "Effects of Spleenectomy on Transplantation Tolerance." A member of Court Club and the Orange Key Guide Service, he also was on the crew his freshman and sophomore years.
After graduation, Peter completed medical school and became a respected teacher and physician at St. Thomas Hospital after moving to Nashville in 1972.
He is survived by a sister, Paula Miller; brothers Michael and Danny; and several nieces and nephews. The class extends its deepest sympathy to all Peter's family.