Peter D. Haynes

July 30, 1946 – November 28, 2023

The Rev. Canon Peter D. Haynes, 77, former rector of St. Michael & All Angels, Corona del Mar, and dean of Deanery 10, died Nov. 28 after an extended illness.

Survivors include his wife, Frances B. Bolles Haynes, and their son, Don.

Bishop John Harvey Taylor will officiate at Requiem Eucharist set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, at St. Michael & All Angels, 3233 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar.

Before becoming rector of St. Michael’s in 1988, Haynes was associate rector of All Souls Church and St. Mark’s Church in Berkeley. During that time he also was involved with the Episcopal Society for Ministry in Higher Education (ESMHE) and the Berkeley Area Interfaith Council, and served as a chaplain at UC Berkeley.

During his long tenure in Corona del Mar, Haynes was chair of the World Missions program group in the Diocese of Los Angeles (1994 – 2005) and a field education supervisor for Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) from 1975 until 1988. He retired in 2017.

Bishop Frederick H. Borsch named him an honorary canon in 2001.

Born July 30, 1946 in Evanston, Illinois, Haynes attended the University of California, where he received a bachelor’s degree in 1968 and a master’s degree in 1973. He earned a master’s degree in sacred theology at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass. (now, New York). He was ordained to the diaconate on March 8, 1972 and to the priesthood on June 11, 1973.