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Peters’ uncle, Dave Peters, has myotonic dystrophy, a degenerative disease that limits the use of his hands. Lack of manual dexterity was an especially tough challenge during frigid upstate New York winters, when zipping up his jacket was a frequent and exasperating task.
Peters, a Pittsford resident, discussed the problem with his mother, Nancy, an occupational therapist with first-hand knowledge of the challenges that people with dexterity issues face. They enlisted a family friend, Dave Lyndaker, who has a background in mechanical design.