Peterson, Gyuan James

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Gyuan James Peterson, 41, died on January 31, 2013 at a local hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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