Peter LaForte, MD, 89, of Ridgefield, CT., husband of Jeannette (Grieco) LaForte, died on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at his residence. Dr. LaForte was born in Frankfort, NY November 27, 1924, a son of the late Stephanie and Philip LaForte. Moving to Brooklyn, NY at an early age with his family, Dr. LaForte attended Brooklyn schools, Columbia University and graduated from New York University Medical School.
A medical career spanning over sixty years, Dr. LaForte initially practiced pediatric medicine and in later years returned to complete a medical residency pursuing a career in ophthalmology. He maintained a private practice in ophthalmology in Stamford.