Peter Aaron Appel
1964 - 2018
BORN
1964
DIED
2018
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Athens, GA
Peter Aaron Appel passed away on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at the age of 53. Peter began teaching at the University of Georgia School of Law in 1997 and was Alex W. Smith Professor, specializing in environmental and natural resources law. Peter is survived by his wife of fifteen years, Christine L. Albright and his seven-year-old son Oliver Appel. He is also survived by parents June and Leonard Appel of Seattle, sister Batsheva Appel of Tucson, brother David Appel and wife Karen of Seattle, and nephews Reuben and Simon Appel. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Published by Athens Banner-Herald on Feb. 4, 2018.
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I am so sorry for your loss. I was among the first group of students that Professor Appel taught at UGA Law in 1997. He was a gifted teacher and scholar. Your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Matt Barrett
Student
March 2, 2018
My heart goes out to you. I will always remember Peter fondly and his wonderful stories, love for animals, Christine and Oliver. I am deeply sorry for your loss. The world will not be the same without him. Candace Hawkes
Candace Hawkes
February 11, 2018
Peter was an esteemed colleague and a valued friend. His passing leaves a void that will be hard to fill. My sympathy goes out to his family and to all his many friends.
Ann Puckett
February 7, 2018
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Bernstein Funeral Home
February 4, 2018
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