Julie Anne Peters

January 1952
March 2023


Award-winning author Julie Anne Peters, best known for her groundbreaking YA novels featuring complex LGBTQ+ characters navigating relationships and exploring identity issues, died on March 21 following a long illness. She was 71. To read a complete obituary: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/91873-obituary-julie-anne-peters.html. Julie was an inspiration to everyone she came in contact with, especially her followers and book readers. She was serious about her work but had a dry sense of humor, was very witty, and found good in all people and situations. Julie had a deep love of cats and was an advocate for their care. Over the years, she fostered at least 500 kittens to ensure they found the best homes. In her memory, donations can be made to The Feline Fix, 6075 Parkway Drive, Commerce City, CO 80022.

Friends & Family

John Peters of New York, brother; Jeanne Clark of Lafayette, CO, and Susan Clark of Trinidad, Co, sisters. In-laws: Pam and Mike Skelton, Harold Leggett. 8 nieces and nephews, 13 great nieces and nephews

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