April 26, 2003 - Bangkok Post: India 22 RPCV Peter Beal dies in Thailand

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India 22 RPCV Peter Beal dies in Thailand

India 22 RPCV Peter Beal dies in Thailand

Peter Beal dies

Long-time Bangkok resident Peter Beal passed away on Thursday after suffering a stroke two days earlier. Services will be held at Wat Tri Tosathep, Sala 4, at 7pm tonight and tomorrow. The cremation will be held on Monday, at 4pm.

Mr Beal was originally from New York, but had lived in Thailand for over 35 years. He was managing director of Development Services, and had been a former Peace Corps volunteer. He was well-known in the local expatriate community for his contributions to economic research and was one of the pioneers of the PC revolution here, serving the Bangkok Computer User Group for many years as president.

He had helped to maintain the soc.culture.thai list of economic facts and had been a regular contributor to the Southeast Asia newsgroup on the Internet.

He leaves a wife, Thida, and a niece.

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Story Source: Bangkok Post

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