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Obituary: George "Pete" Reading

Pete Reading left us after a short illness resulting from living a very full life.

Originally, his family moved from Bodie to Wellington, Nev. where Pete spent his early years. They moved to Carson City in the twenties for dad's employment and local elementary schooling. He graduated from Carson High School in 1938 after being a first-string forward on two state championship basketball teams. He attended the University of Nevada several years noting the hard times while sharing a room with Robert Laxalt. Eventually, his studies were interrupted by the threat of war.

His U.S. Army service saw initial training …

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