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Chase Peterson, The Guardian Poplar

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Wednesday, we're remembering former University of Utah President Chase Peterson, who died Sunday at the age of 84. Dr. Peterson wrote a book he said was less memoir than it was stories of his "human and spiritual journey" from the American West to New England and home again. Chase Peterson was a scholar, a scientist, and a physician. Our conversation was about the moments that brought his life meaning. (Rebroadcast)

The funeral service for Dr. Chase Peterson will be Saturday, September 27th, 10:00 a.m. at the Monument Park North Stake House, 1320 Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City.

This week on VideoWest, we're featuring a story Dr. Peterson told about the first artificial heart transplant. It's a love story. Watch it here.  

Music and books from today's RadioWest:

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.