In memory of
Eric Haaijer November 4, 1961-June 22, 2018 It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of Eric Haaijer, 56, of Park City, UT, on June 22, 2018 at Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, Utah. Eric was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Geerhard and Willemina Haaijer. He graduated from Franklin Regional High School, Murraysville, PA in 1979, then Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1983, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi. Eric was the CEO of Isolatek International in Stanhope, New Jersey, at the time of his death. Eric was larger than life – he lived big, loved big, and was incredibly smart, witty, and generous. Life with Eric was extraordinary, and he will be missed beyond measure. Eric will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 22 years, Kristen Fox Haaijer; mother Willemina Haaijer of State College, PA; four children Hannah, Emily, Caroline and William; sisters Karen Haaijer Meister (Randy) of Boalsburg, PA, Ingrid Haaijer (John McMahon) of Santa Barbara, CA, and Vera Haaijer (Ronnie Abercrombie) of Orwigsburg, PA. He is also survived by nieces and nephew Kristin, Ellen, Jerienne, and Eric, along with extended family in The Netherlands. Eric was predeceased by his daughter, Haley Ann Haaijer, and his father, Geerhard Haaijer. Celebrations of Eric's life will be held in Park City, UT, July 7 2018, 11 am, at Mountain Life Church, and in Boalsburg, PA on July 21, 2018, 1 pm at St. John's United Church of Christ, with receptions to follow each. In memory of Eric, the family requests contributions to the Eric Haaijer Memorial Fund at the Park City Community Foundation. The fund will make grants to nonprofit organizations beloved by Eric and his family, in Utah, Pennsylvania and across the US. To give, visit http://parkcitycf.org/haaijer/ Donations can also be sent to Park City Community Foundation, directed to the Eric Haaijer Memorial Fund (P.O. Box 681499 Park City, Utah 84068). Eric was also an organ donor - please consider registering for Organ Donation at OrganDonor.gov.
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