As Colleen’s mother, Peggie knows very well that there is no greater loss than the loss of a child. While Colleen’s life is mourned each and every day, Peggie encourages those around her to live by Colleen’s word s and find good in every day. She has also worked tirelessly to ensure Colleen’s legacy is never extinguished and continues to expand.
As a CPA, Peggie brings a diverse skillset to the foundation ranging from financials to organizational management. In addition to her many years of work experience, Peggie has been actively involved in the partnerships with prior organizations, the planning and execution of the Step Up for Colleen 5K Walk/Run and management of the Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship. When Peggie isn’t busy managing her accounting consulting business or spreading Colleen’s legacy, she is spending time with family and friends, whether it be by the beach, on a walk or in a hockey rink.