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In memoriam: Jan Peterson, 1919-2011

I am very sorry to have to report the death of actress Jan Peterson, who died March 24 in Newburyport, Mass.

Jan was active in several Orlando-area community theaters in the 1990s — the old Civic Theatre of Central Florida, the Osceola Center for the Arts — but it was at Theatre Downtown that she seemed to thrive.

In 1994 she played Annie Nations in the Hume Cronyn-Susan Cooper play Foxfire. Here’s what I wrote:

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