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The Peckler Family Scholarship

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Published on March 31, 2020

This scholarship commemorates three members of the Peckler family— an involved and beloved Los Gatos family. Jim 52, Jill 21, and Jeff 15, were killed by a drunk driver in Truckee on January 17, 1997. The scholarship is awarded to a student who exemplifies the values, commitment and caring nature of these three. Jim, a father of four, valued volunteerism and dedicated his life to youth and education. Jill excelled academically and in athletics in high school and as a pre-med student at UC Davis. Jill is remembered for her friendship, laughter, and love. Jeff lived a life of kindness and caring. He was a straight-A student and was involved in school government, community service, and athletics.