Peter John Davies

Peter John Davies was born June 7, 1927 and passed away on March 25, 2020.  Peter was a longtime resident of Riverdale and the Kendal-on-Hudson retirement home.  He attended Little Red Schoolhouse, St. John’s College and the Harvard Littauer Center and later worked for USAID in the Washington, DC, Thailand and Brazil.  He was President of the Freedom from Hunger Foundation and the first President of InterAction, the alliance of international development and relief agencies.

Peter is survived by Phyllis (nee Botner), his wife of 70 years; sister Nada Bary; sons Kenneth and Christopher; daughters-in-law Margrethe and Carina; and grandchildren Benjamin, Daniel, Lukas, Emma, Simon and Johannes.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Friends of Reach Out’s HIV/AIDS Africa Initiative (FORO) of which Peter was a co-founder.

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