Pete made a unique and inventive boat. The lightest pack canoes out there. Along with Mark P of Kruger Canoe fame this makes two famous canoe designer/builders gone in this year. Another reason that 2020 sucks.
“It is with immeasurable heartbreak we must share the news our founder, Peter Hornbeck, died today. His family is in shock. Pete enjoyed Christmas with Ann, Leigh, Josh and his grandsons Rushton and Devlin. He died of a heart attack after a walk in the woods with his family. There was no warning; Pete had a clean bill of health from the cardiologist just this month. We take solace from knowing he went quickly, in the place he loved, with the people he loved most. No services are planned for now, we will host a memorial service in the spring.”
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