Peter Worden Look, of Edgartown, passed away on August 12, 2020, at age 84. He fought a 10 year battle with pulmonary fibrosis.
Born April 4, 1936, in Oak Bluffs, to Agatha Worden Look and Christopher (Huck) Look.
Peter lived all his life in Edgartown. He served on the Edgartown Fire Department for 57 years, as Deputy Fire Chief, retiring at the mandatory age of 70. He served as a Deputy Sheriff for Dukes County, then Chief Court Officer for 30 years, retiring in 1999. He worked at the Harborside Liquor Store on Main Street for many years, then bought Al’s Package Store. He served on the building committee of the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club, the Edgartown Finance Board and the Board of Engineers of the Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife Phyllis (Schwab) Look, sons Peter L., Gary (Amy), Jeffrey (Victoria) and daughter Marilyn (Ned) and step children Pauline Maciel (Robert) and Robert Brown (Teri). He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. His sister Leslie Carroll and brother in law Thomas Teller, sister in law and brother in law David and Rhoda Schwab and sisters in law Ellen Everett of Overgaard, AZ and Audrey Harding of Falmouth. As well as several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by sisters Barbara Lee, Nancy McCormack, Estey Teller, and brother Christopher “Huck” Look.
He loved his poker games every Wednesday and just a month ago had it as his home. The same group every week played at his home.
A graveside service was held on August 15, 2020 where Peter was laid to rest at the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown. Reverend Chip Seadale officiated the service and honors were provided by the Dukes County Sheriff’s Department and the Edgartown Fire Department.
Donations in Peter’s name may be made to Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod, 434 Route 134, Suite D3, South Dennis, MA 02660.