Pete Hager Month

Dayton's Hager honored with multiple awards, recognition


DAYTON — Even at 87 years old, Pete Hager is not one to sit still.

With pride, Hager shows off the woodshop where he still works daily. He shows off the garden and lawn he spends hours tending. And with every new stop on Hager’s home tour, it becomes harder and harder for a person decades his junior to keep up.

“I guess I’ve always been a little bit of a workaholic, or maybe a lot,” Hager said. “So I enjoy keeping busy. When I worked with the forest service, I lived in many cities and did a lot of different things, so I’m not afraid to try something. I want to keep learning and growing.”

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