Last updated 9/12/2019 at 2:48pm
Born Peter Stepanovs in Latvia, he ultimately immigrated to California after surviving through the trials of WWII Germany and by the grace of sponsorship from the Catholic Church; Peter Wayland found his home in South Florida.
On September 9, 2019 Peter passed at his residence in Lake Wales.
He came here from Miami/Key Largo area in 1983 with his family. He was a retired Department of Agriculture employee and a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper. He enjoyed sailing and scuba diving. He recreated those memories in his artwork of underwater scenes after he retired....