79, Professor emeritus, Department of Geography, Ball State University, and Muncie, Indiana died in Ocala, Florida on November 20, 2003. Peterson was born in Galesburg, Illinois. He received his Ph.D from the University of Florida in 1967 and immediately joined at Ball State. He retired in 1984. Peterson was in the U.S. Navy during WW II in Pacific Theater.
Raymond Peterson (Necrology). 2004. AAG Newsletter 39(2): 17.