Deceased September 10, 2021

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in memory

Pete Madden entered our class from the Breck School in Minneapolis and was a member of Beta Theta Pi. After first semester sophomore year, Pete returned to St. Paul to complete his studies in 1958 at the University of Minnesota, majoring in pre-med.

He followed up with an M.D. at the university in 1962 and served as captain in the USAMC from 1963 to 1965. He completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in radiology (1966–69) and worked at Elmbrook Memorial Hospital for more than 27 years. 

Pete was a voracious reader who loved to travel and listen to jazz and classical music, and who loved his glass of wine. He was a lifelong sailor and enjoyed golf and tennis as well as gardening, bird-watching and spending time in nature. Above all, he enjoyed his time with his family.

Pete was first married (1965) to Nancy Young, with whom he had three children: James, Peter and Katherine. He was predeceased by his second wife, Judy Schradle Madden. He is survived by his three children and two stepchildren, Kurt Helgeson and Jason Helgeson. Peter was buried at Resurrection/Catholic Cemetery in St. Paul on Oct. 23, 2021. 

Allen Clark ’58