Daron Elizabeth Peterson, 30, of 5458 Bly Hill Rd., Ashville, N.Y., passed away at 8:52 p.m. Monday (June 3, 2013) in W.C.A. Hospital.
A lifelong area resident she was born Oct. 7, 1982, the daughter of Richard M. "Dick" and Wanda L. Weary Peterson.
Daron attended the Ashville BOCES Program where she received the Katie Campbell Rexford Award for Special Olympics and the Katie Gorbet Award, upon her graduation in 2004.
Daron Elizabeth Peterson
She attended the Bemus Point United Methodist Church and was very active with the Resource Center Day Program activities.
She also enjoyed baking cookies, being outdoors and loved to watch Disney movies, especially "The Beauty and the Beast" and "The Little Mermaid."
Surviving are her parents of Ashville; a brother John S.T. (Amber) Peterson of Huntsville, Texas; her paternal grandmother, Jane Peterson of Whitehouse, Texas; her maternal grandparents, Cork and Naomi Weary of Mayville, N.Y.; as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Richard F. Peterson.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 8 in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel G. McBride, pastor of the Bemus Point United Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Ashville, N.Y. Friends were received from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 7 and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Bemus Point United Methodist Church, 4954 Bemus-Ellery Rd., Bemus Point, N.Y. 14712 or to the Ashville Fire Department, 5338 Stow Rd., Stow, N.Y. 14785.
Light a candle in remembrance of Daron at www.lindfuneralhome.com.