Peter was born in Hong Kong and moved with his family to Houston, Texas. Peter grew up in Houston, and spent most of his adult life in Texas and California. He married Evelyn Cheung, and achieved success both as a professional engineer and as owner of his own consulting business. Peter was known for his intellect, infectious laugh, and kindness. As a devoted husband, son, brother, and friend, he loved his family and friends and was part of a large network of loved-ones. His favorite things in life were being a loving husband, enjoying the great outdoors, sampling authentic cantonese food, and vexing about science or sci-fi. At the time of his passing he was the youngest member of the Chan family. Peter will be missed by everyone who had the fortune to have known him.