In Memoriam: Peter Raz ’56

Peter Raz ’56 died June 23, 2022, at age 86. He was the oldest of three sons born to John and Marguerite Raz. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Portland, Ore., and graduated from Pacific University with honors. 

He then went on to have a career with the U.S. Postal Service, from which he retired in 2006. Raz was a lifelong member of Hillsdale Church in Portland, Ore., and served in many capacities. He loved music and for years sang in the church choir as well as the Helvetia Alpenglunhn, which is the Swiss community choir. He had many interests, including history, art, and geography.

He is survived by his brothers, Bill and Fred; and his nephews, John, Ernie, Chuck, Doug, and Kurt. 

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022