News Updates:11/03/08: "Authorities on Monday said they have positively identified two large bones found a half mile from the crash site of Steve Fossett's plane in California's Sierra Nevada as the adventurer's remains."
Source: "Bones near crash site are Fossett's." msnbc.com. 11/03/08.
Source: Chuck Afflerbach. "Some remains found in Fossett plane wreckage." Cnn.com. 10/2/2008.
Source: Kevin Fagan. Wreckage is that of Fossett's plane. SFGate.com. 10/02/08.
9/10/07: Peggy Fossett: "On behalf of our family, we are indebted to the hundreds of friends and volunteers who are looking for, and the millions around the world who are praying for Steve’s safe return."
Born:Steven Fossett: April 22, 1944 in Jackson, Tennessee.
Peggy Viehland: St. Louis, Missouri native.
Died:After Peggy Fossett filed a petition in Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois on 11/26/2007, Steve Fossett was declared legally dead on 2/15/08 by the Cook County Circuit Court. He was reported missing after taking a short flight on 9/3/07. Steve was 63 years old at the time of his disappearance.
Children:Peggy and Steve had no children.
Peggy: Retired senior portfolio manager.
Quotes About Peggy and Steve Fossett Marriage:
Source: Steve Fossett, Chasing the Wind: the Autobiography of Steve Fossett, forward.
Source: ChicagoTribune.com, "Fossett, aircraft missing in Nevada, 9/05/07.
John Gregg: "There are two things you should know about Steve Fossett: First up, he eats determination for breakfast; Second, he must have the most understanding wife in the world."
Source: SailingScuttlebutt.com, 2000 interview.