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Passing of Peter M. Mack, UW ’61

Sep. 25, 2020
Category: Obituary

Major Peter M. Mack, USMC (Retired), UW Class of 1961, died on 15 July 2020, in Birmingham, Alabama, at age 81, surrounded by family. Major Mack served a full career in the US Marine Corps, with many overseas assignments including three combat tours in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.

Peter was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Nancy Ledesma Mack, and is survived by a brother, Paul, of Charlottesville, Virginia; a son, Steven Mack (Maritina), of Birmingham, and grandchildren, Alexi and Nikolas Mack; and a daughter, Cristina (Scott) Synan, and grandchildren, Emily and Noah Synan, of Ashburn, Virginia.

Peter was surrounded by family at his passing and was interred with full military honors at a national military cemetery near Birmingham, next to his late wife.

He will be greatly missed.

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