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North Shore Leader, January 15, 1960

Dr. Frank C. Hazen

The death of Dr. Frank Creaghan Hazen, district medical health officer and chairman of the Saint John and Charlotte County Boards of Health, occurred unexpectantly Friday night Jan. 8 at his home in East Riverside following a sudden seizure.

Dr. Hazen was the son of D. King Hazen QC and the late Mrs. Hazen (nee Mollie Creaghan of Newcastle) of Saint John and grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Creaghan of Newcastle. He was born in Saint John and educated in city schools. He was in his 40th year.

A graduate of Dalhousie University, Halifax and of the University of Toronto in public health, Dr. Hazen also took a special short course at the Trudeau School of Tuberculosis, Saranac Lake, N.Y. Following graduation, Dr. Hazen practised his profession in Guysboro, N.S. and in Plaster Rock, and in 1951 he was attached for a year to a health school unit in Brockville, Ont. His appointment as district medical health officer and chairman of the Saint John Board of Health was made in 1952.

Dr. Hazen was a member of the Saint John Medical Association and also the Saint John Rotary Club, and the Saint John Branch of the New Brunswick Fish and Game Protection Association. He also held membership in Phi Delta and Phi Theta fraternities and held rank of captain in the Canadian Army (R).

Surviving are his wife, the former Elaine McArthur of Pictou, N.S.; a son Douglas and a daughter Frances at home; his father; one brother Col. John D. Hazen, Halifax; and two sisters, (Priscilla) Mrs. J.E. McConnell of Toronto, and Miss Rosemary Hazen, Montreal.

The largely attended service was held at St. Paulís Church, Rothesay, Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. Canon C.J. Markham. Interment was in the Hazen family lot in Fernhill Cemetery. Many persons from out of town attended the funeral including Dr. Hazenís sisters, Mrs. J.E. McConnell, Toronto and Miss Rosemary Hazen, Montreal; John D. Creaghan, Newcastle and Richard P. Creaghan, Fredericton, cousins who were pallbearers.