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John L. Hasenjager

John L. Hasenjager, 83, of Cincinnatus, NY, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA.

John was born on February 20, 1937 in Ithaca, NY, the son of Robert and Gwen Hasenjager.  For many years, he worked for the ASC at Cortland State University and retired from the State Department of Corrections, Pharsalia.  John was a life member of the NYS Conservation Council, board member of the American Wildlife Conservation Foundation, and a former member of the Cincinnatus Planning Board.

He is survived by his life partner, Scott Banks of Cincinnatus; and three daughters, Heather (Jeff) Fairchild of Cortland, Kim Hasenjager of Locke, and Heidi Hasenjager of McGraw.  He also leaves behind several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Marcia (Jack) Ruffing of Alabama; a sister-in-law, Marylou Hasenjager of Moravia; three nephews; one great-nephew; two great-nieces; and his former wife, Vera Hasenjager of E.  Homer.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Bill Hasenjager.

In keeping with John’s wishes, there will be no services.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of John may be directed to the American Wildlife Conservation  Fund, c/o Dan Wentworth, Treasurer, P.O. Box 231, Union Springs, NY 13160.

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I only knew John peripherally through my work with the Dept. of Natural Resources at Cornell University and through my membership with AWCF. He was always a knowledgeable and dedicated worker for sure. I'm sure he was known and loved by many. Yes, it is unfortunate to lose another of the "old guard" in our profession! I wish the family well in these difficult times.

Gary Goff, Lake Placid Feb 22 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Hasenjager

Tony Patterson & Bernie O'Neil Feb 21 2021 12:00 AM

I served with John on the Board of Directors of the American Wildlife Conservation Foundation. He was a good man, dedicated to the environment and our wildlife.His dedication as chair of the grants committee was tremendous. I will miss him greatly.

Mike Cavanaugh Feb 21 2021 12:00 AM

Sending our deepest Sympathies. We will always remember John as a good neighbor and good friend. You will be missed by us and anyone who knew you. Rest in Peace Our Friend.

Bob and Joanne Livermore Feb 20 2021 12:00 AM