Peter Barrett

Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2005

Juneau resident, Peter Barrett, 30, died March 15, 2005, in a kayaking accident off North Douglas.

His family said that he was compassionate, considerate and sincere with integrity in personal interactions, as well as those with nature. He had a warm personality. Friends say he will be remembered throughout the community with deep respect and admiration.

He had a passion for the outdoors and enjoyed kayaking, snowboarding, and hiking. He was a professional photographer and took images of nature in Alaska.

He is survived by his parents, Joe and Gertrude Barrett of Port Angeles, Wash., and numerous friends throughout Southeast Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

A memorial service will be held at the Eaglecrest Lodge at 5 p.m., March 22. The Celebration of Life is scheduled for 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Twisted Fish.

Donations will be accepted at the Twisted Fish in the name of the "Peter Barrett Fund," with the purpose of setting up a photography scholarship in his name and supporting Juneau Mountain Rescue. Barrett's remaining signed photographs will be available for sale with all proceeds going to his fund. Please send floral arrangements to The Hangar on the Wharf.

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