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D. Donald Peddie, a former executive at the Star Tribune and Bush Leadership Fellows Program, died Wednesday, March 13, of congestive heart failure.

Peddie, 93, was passionate about golf, bridge, Harvard athletics and his family, not necessarily in that order. A long-time resident of Edina, he had a lifelong love of northern Minnesota.

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