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Willard, Hazel. (1890-1984)



  • Existence: 1890 - 1984

Biographical Statement

Hazel Willard Tucker of Belvidere, IL, class of 1912, attended Wheaton College from 1908-11. She was born in April 1890. Other studies included Domestic and Scientific. She died March 14, 1984 having been a Parkway Terrace Nursing Home resident in Wheaton since 1977. Hazel and her husband, the late Morgan Tucker, class of 1914 (d. 12/9/1973) had been active at College Church of Wheaton since their marriage in 1912. Hazel was active in community affairs and often served as an election judge, was a long-time member of the history club, and assisted Morgan in his 45-year work with the Chicago Boys' Club (1920-1965) until retirement. At the time of her death she was the oldest member of College Church, nearly reaching her 94th birthday. She was survived by a son and daughter, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Student File (Tucker, R. Morgan)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Hazel Willard Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-132
Scope and Contents Embossed with the words, "The Girl Graduate, Her Own Words," and decorated with flowers and feminine imagery, this scrapbook chronicles the college career of Hazel Willard, graduate of North Belvidere High School in Belvidere, IL. Aside from a few photos featuring Wheaton College faculty and students, the majority of the scrapbook is filled with invitations to campus recitals, literary society notices, game tickets, recipes, inspirational and college-related clippings, and alumni notices....
Dates: Created: 1900-1912; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1912