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In Tribute to Peter Gay
54 years old.   Residence: Tewksbury, Mass.
Passenger of Flight 11

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It was MY pleasure to have worked with you and gotten to know you as a friend, as well. Regardless of the number of years that have passed, you will ALWAYS be remembered! Miss that smile walking down the hall. :(

*** Posted by Laurie on 2012-09-11 ***

I recently retired from 27 years with Raytheon in El Segundo and I have known many Managers and Vice Presidents through the years, Peter was more than just a manager, he was a leader, and I am proud to call him my friend.

Over 11 years ago Peter was sent here to Los Angeles to give his leadership experience to me, one of several Project Managers facing a crisis. Peter and I spent countless hours working together on solutions to overcome some dire manufacturing and engineering problems. But we spent just as much time becoming friends. Work was important to Peter, but his family was his world and every Monday morning when he arrived in L.A. he told me about his weekend with his wife and children.....before anything else.

In my long career in a difficult industry, I never met or worked with a man that I respected more. Peter, you will never be forgotten.
Your friend, Bobby

*** Posted by Bob Cowan on 2012-09-11 ***

On this 11th day of September 2012, my heart is both happy and sad. Happy to have been blessed by God to have known someone as magnificently talented as Peter. He was also naturally kind and, always willing to reach out and help others.

I pray that his family is well as they commemorate and cherish the times they laughed with him.

Peggy Ruffin

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2012-09-11 ***

Peter Gay was one of those rare individuals blessed with genius who walks with humility. I will always remember his warm smile and generous nature to help everyone. There are many people that will always cherish his memory, not only during 9/11 celebration, but throughout the year...

May God, in his infinite wisdom, grant his family peace as they commemorate his life...

Peggy Ruffin

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-09-11 ***

Peter Gay was one of those rare individuals blessed with genius who walks with humility. I will always remember his warm smile and generous nature to help everyone. There are many people that will always cherish his memory, not only during 9/11 celebration, but throughout the year...

May God, in his infinite wisdom, grant his family peace as they commemorate his life...

Peggy Ruffin

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-09-11 ***

I worked with Peter when we were both QC engineers at Raytheon. He was a smart,kind,joyful person who made his way to the top by sheer ability. I still see him with that big smile and I know that he is still smiling some place up in heaven.

*** Posted by Jack Shea on 2011-09-11 ***

Peter Gay also managed the TN Raytheon when I worked there.
He was a good and kind man, who tried to help me when the
plant closed. I will never forget him. My sympathy always to his
family. His loss is truly felt by all who were honored to have known

*** Posted by Judy Thompson on 2011-09-07 ***

Ten years has passed, My God bless you Peter.

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-09-06 ***

I worked at Raytheon. I knew so many people who knew Raytheon. God Bless Peter and all of the victims and heroes of 9-11....they are one and in the same, each one of them.

*** Posted by anonymous on 2011-07-24 ***

You may now R.I.P my friend.

*** Posted by Helen on 2011-05-02 ***

God bless.... I went to school with one of your children many years ago....

*** Posted by Christine Wittenmeyer on 2011-03-23 ***

You're remembered.

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-03-07 ***

My thoughts and prayers are with you today and every year at this time. God be with you.

*** Posted by Sheilah Swallow on 2010-09-11 ***

I think everyone who reads and/or posts to this page will agree what a special person Peter was. I worked with him at Raytheon for many years, and it was a privilege to have met him. Thoughts and prayers are with his family, not only today, but every day! R.I.P., Peter!

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2010-09-11 ***

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Gay family this weekend. We have the hope and faith that all our collective families will be together again sometime soon.
God Bless

*** Posted by Eric Silva on 2010-09-10 ***

My consulting engineering associate and I met Peter through his work with Raytheon. He was a very intellectual and kind person...

I wanted his family to know that he will never be forgotten. We have giant posters that are put on our lawn each year on 9/11 to conmenorate the losses we suffered. In addition to Peter, I lost my good friend Margaret Mattic who was trapped on the 83rd floor of the North Tower...

My family and I pray that God continues to soothe the pain in your hearts as you commemorate Peter.

*** Posted by Peggy Ruffin on 2009-09-11 ***

Eight years later, I wanted to let Peter's family know that there are still folks remembering, and praying for you.

*** Posted by Ron Ellis on 2009-09-11 ***

From what I can tell, the Gay family represents the highest of qualities with regards to individuals. Their legacy experienced a tremendous loss. Yet it seems that they continue in the faith of their family. And they do so without reward or recognition. I am humbled by their loss.

Donna R. Carlson, CLTC (Certified in long term care)
Concord, MA
donnacarlson (at) verizon (dot) net

*** Posted by Donna R.Carlson, CLTC on 2008-10-05 ***

My husband, Medard Deprest, is related to Bruce DePrest. I found this out when I joined with Jan Deprest in Belgium and did the USA and Canada information, so Jan could make the family tree. I somehow found out that the father of Bruce's wife, Laurel, lost her father on 9/11. My prayers go out to all the families that suffered the loss of loved ones on this terrible day.

*** Posted by Marilyn Deprest on 2008-05-05 ***

I was a pilot in Viet Nam, and my navigator was "Peter Gay" from Massachusetts. I lost track of Peter after the war and have been trying to locate him recently. He was a great friend and companion in 1970 and I want to let him know that I have thought of him often. If this Peter is one and the same, I want to share a few words with his family about the character of the Peter I knew in 1970 - 1971.

*** Posted by mike dennard on 2007-07-31 ***

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