Thomas Gill Petit

October 19, 1955 - November 21, 2017

Thomas Gill Petit

October 19, 1955 - November 21, 2017


Why order flowers through us?

Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.

The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.

Memorial Candles

A Perpetual Tribute

The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

Memorial Trees

Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

Sympathy Cards

A Thoughtful Gesture

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The gift of giving

We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.

Financial Support

A Helping Hand

The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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Obituary for Thomas Gill Petit

Thomas G. Petit passed away on November 21, 2017 at his home in Durango, Colorado. Tom is survived by his wife Nancy Petit.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Santa Clara, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business marketing and management and also earned an MBA from Pepperdine University. For more than 28 years, Tom worked in executive positions for interactive entertainment industry leaders such as Atari Inc., Nintendo, and Sega USA. He was co-founder of Sega USA and served eight years as President and CEO of the company. In August 2004, Tom retired from the video game industry, and relocated to Durango to begin a new career in ranch real estate development as the president of TGP Investments, LLC.
Tom was a passionate fly fisherman, scuba diver and outdoorsman.
A memorial service to celebrate Tom's life will be planned for the summer of 2018.

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