Passing: Jeffrey Pederson 1970-2009

By Lavender January 30, 2009

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Formerly a resident of the Twin Cities, Jeffrey Alan Pederson, 38, died January 7 in Palm Springs, California. He was born September 8, 1970.

Jeffrey Pederson

A written tribute to Pederson shared: “Jeff was a special man and a gift to have in our lives. He lived with a cheerful enjoyment of life that was as contagious as his sparkling smile and bright blue eyes. Like the principal character in his favorite film, It’s a Wonderful Life, Jeff touched so many people with his kindness and generosity, and inspired them to carry it on, that he, too, had a wonderful life.

Pederson is survived by his partner, Tim Schneider; his parents, Penny and Terry Pederson; his brothers, Nate Pederson and Tim Pederson; other family; and many friends.

A private celebration of Pederson’s life was held January 10 in Palm Springs, and a public celebration of his life January 17 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

Donations may be made to the Jeff Pederson Fund, 1040 E. El Alameda, Palm Springs, CA 92262.

One Response to Passing: Jeffrey Pederson 1970-2009

  1. Penny Pederson , (mom) says:

    Every day I thank God for having Jeff in my life for 38 years.
    I cherish Tim, George, and all of the wonderful friends who supported us these past six months.
    I miss him so.

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