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Peter Carroll

May 1, 1936 — April 21, 2014

Carbondale - Peter Carroll, 77, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born May 1, 1936 in Mudgee, Australia, to Peter and Margaret (Galbraith) Carroll. He married Marion Elizabeth McDonald on December 22, 1962 in Epping, New South Wales, Australia. She survives and is of Carbondale. Other survivors include, his two daughters, Joanne Carroll of Fremont, CA and Sandi Carroll of Charlottesville, VA. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Don Carroll and a sister, Heather Hystek. Peter was a member of River to River Runners. He was a Faculty Advisor of Egyptian Divers, and of the Ballroom Dance Club, both of SIU Carbondale. He was a Professor of Physical Education at SIU for 37 years until his retirement in 2006. A Celebration of Life will be held at Touch of Nature Environmental Center located at Camp 2 in Freeberg Hall, on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the program starting at 2:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Memorial donations are the preferred form of remembrance and may be made to the Carbondale Boys and Girls Club, Carbondale Community High School Life Savers, or the Carbondale Science Center and will be accepted by Meredith Funeral Home of Carbondale.


2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014

Touch of Nature Environmental Center Camp 2 Freeberg Hall Please RSVP to *NOTE* Dress Code - CASUAL.

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