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    - Bob Brassel
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    - Linda Peck
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  • "Regrets at the loss of such a wonderful brother and friend...."
    - Gay Haje
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Frank E. Campbell The Funeral Chapel
1076 Madison Ave
New York, NY

HAJE--Peter Robert.

82, died peacefully at his Manhattan apartment on July 2, 2017 after battling cancer. Peter is survived by his beloved wife, Helen Heineman Haje, and children, Michael Haje (and his spouse Greta Gaines) and Katherine Haje Petitbon (and her spouse Johnlouis Petitbon), and Lily Haje; his four grandchildren, Cassidy and Ryder Haje and Marlo and Matilde Petitbon; and his brother Arnold Haje. He was predeceased by his dear parents, Arnold and Edna (Bossert) Haje, his brother Arthur Haje and his former wife, Carol Haje. Peter was a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Law School and served as First Lieutenant in the United States Army. A partner at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind Wharton & Garrison for over 20 years, he left the firm to become Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Time Warner Inc. until December 1999. From January 2000 to his death, Peter was a private investor and an independent legal and business advisor, including providing advisory services to Burford Capital. Peter was a director of Time Warner Cable from 2006 to 2016. He was also a published author of fiction. At his death, he served on the following boards: Commercial: Creme de la Creme, Inc. Non-profit: New Alternatives for Children (Treasurer); Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health; Hotchkiss Library in Sharon, Connecticut, where Peter and Helen have had a home for 25 years. In addition to his impressive work and charitable accomplishments, he was known for his mentorship, generosity, wisdom, and irreverent wit. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. The family will receive visitors on July 11th and 12th from 6-9pm. The funeral will be held on Thursday, July 13th at 11:30am at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home, 1076 Madison Ave at (81st) Street. For details please contact: [email protected]. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of the non-profit organizations listed above.

Published in The New York Times on July 6, 2017
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