Let the memory of SFC Peter be with us forever
  • 32 years old
  • Born on January 2, 1970 .
  • Passed away on June 12, 2002 .

June 12, 2002 age 32 of Raeford, NC, formerly of Tonawanda, while serving our country in Afghanistan. Husband of Tami (nee Parmentier) Tycz; father of Felicia, Faith, Tiffany, Samantha, and Elizabeth; son of Terry (Kevin) Harnden and Peter (Paula) Tycz; brother of Tracy Tycz; step-brother of Kevin, Jennifer, and Ann.

Peter was a man who loved his family and friends and always liked a good time. He was a wonderful son, husband, brother, and father to five beautiful daughters.  He loved his country and his work enough to sacrifice for the freedom of those he loved.

Green Beret Master Sergeant Peter P. Tycz II died on June 12, 2002, in the crash of an Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II aircraft, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan. The plane crashed after taking off from an airfield southwest of Gardez in undulating, rocky terrain near the Bande Sardeh Dam. Tycz was the senior medicaboard the aircraft. Two others perished in the accident. At the time of his death, he was serving with the 3rd Special Forces Group out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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