Posted: 26 February, 2013 by Triple M News

Peter Harvey Gravely Ill

Legendary TV journo loses battle with cancer

Tags: Breaking News, Peter Harvey, Channel 9, Cancer

Peter Harvey

Update On Triple M

Veteran Aussie journalist Peter Harvey has sadly passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 68-years-old.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Anne, and children Claire and Adam.

Earlier On Triple M

Triple M and Channel Nine man Eddie McGuire says Peter Harvey is one of the nicest blokes you could ever meet, and a mentor to so many.

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Earlier On Triple M

Messages of love and support have been posted on social media by thousands of people around Australia for Channel Nine journalist, Peter Harvey, who is reportedly in a very bad way as he battles pancreatic cancer.

The Herald Sun reports Harvey is "believed to be gravely ill".

"Thank you to everyone for your amazingly kind messages to Dad. He is getting great care in hospital," daughter Claire Harvey tweeted on Tuesday night, with the hashtag #WeLoveHarves trending on Twitter across the country.

Harvey was diagnosed with cancer in October last year, when he said via a statement released by the TV station he was up for the fight.

"Pardon the pun, but you can't cop this one lying down," Harvey said back then.

"You have to get up and fight it. I have no intention of going anywhere yet."

Triple M staff join many across Australia wishing "Harves" and his family all the best.

Twitter Tributes

Peter Harvey, February 14

Tags: Breaking News, Peter Harvey, Channel 9, Cancer

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