Bell Peter B., age 61. Died November 4 in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Formerly of Wayzata, Washington, D.C., and Northeast Harbor, ME. Preceded in death by his father, James Ford Bell, Jr. and stepmother, Elinor Bell. Survived by his mother, Valborg Mockridge and stepfather, Norton Mockridge, and by daughters, Lindsey, Blakeslee, and Eliza. Also survived by sisters, Lita von Lieres (Gert) and Louise Reinhardt (Harry), and by brothers, James Ford Bell, III, Ford Bell (Amy), Cecil Bell (Heather), and stepbrother, Kevin Hoidale. Peter was a passionate advocate for improved passenger rail transportation and his lifelong passion for trains and railroad history never diminished. A private interment service will be held. Memorials may be sent to the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota.

Published on November 7, 2002

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