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Mr. George H. Hazelrigg
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  • Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of St. Louis
    4532 Lindell Boulevard
    Saint Louis, MO 63108

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George H. Hazelrigg
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Monday, September 15, 2014.
Beloved husband of 52 years to Vivien (nee Gonzalez); loving father of Stanley Hazelrigg of St. Louis and Nadine McGinnis of Richmond, Virginia; cherished grandfather of Connor and Jewel Anne McGinnis. George graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1956 and was student body president at the University of Oklahoma where he graduated in 1961, Phi Beta Kappa. He was a career diplomat with the United States State Department from 1961 to 1996. During that time he and his family lived in Europe, Africa and Central America and also maintained a home in McLean, Virginia. After he retired he obtained a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Virginia Tech University, taught at the university level, and wrote articles, including stories on Forest Park in St. Louis and the Gateway Arch in national lands cape architectural publications. He and Vivien moved to St. Louis in 2007 and enjoyed every aspect of the city.
Services: Funeral Mass, Monday, September 22 at 10 a.m. at Basilica of St. Louis, 4421 Lindell Boulevard. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Cathedral before the Funeral Mass. Private interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society 4215 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108 or Catholic Charities Archdiocese of St. Louis 4532 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Barnes-Jewish Hospital for the outstanding care and treatment George received.