Cele Peterson Memorial

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A matriarch of Tucson fashion for much of the 20th century was remembered Monday night by family and friends.

Cele Peterson died last week at the age of 101. Monday night, a celebration of her life was held at the university of Arizona poetry center -- just one of the many Tucson institutions she was involved in creating or supporting.

Cele Peterson opened a dress shop in Tucson in 1931 and spent her life active in community events and helping others.