Former Juneau resident Hazel Lucart died Dec. 2, 2009, in Port Angeles, Wash. She was 82.
Born Jan. 24, 1927, in a rural community at Emerson, Nebraska to Lewis and Addie Moore. She was the ninth of 10 children.
In 1945, she married Wilbur Lucart at Vallejo, California. He preceded her in death in 1998. She made her home in California for 25 years.
In 1970, she and her family moved to Juneau. She lived in various locations of Southeast Alaska for 27 years.
She was employed at the University of Alaska, Auke Bay Campus and later became an owner in a hunting and fishing lodge in Angoon. In 1978, she became an owner of a fishing vessel. In the early 1980s, she returned to her profession as a bookkeeper for a grocery store in Sitka.
After retiring, she moved to Port Angeles and was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church.
She is survived by her companion for 10 years, Donald Iredale; two daughters and one son-in-law, Victoria and Todd Best, of Nashville, Tenn., and Pamela Castillo, of Port Angeles; seven granddaughters and one grandson, Svea Hansen, of Juneau, Larissa German, Marika German and Aleah German, of Lincoln, Neb., Maija Nelson, of Omaha, Neb., Fallon and Madison Castillo, of Port Angeles, and Stephen Castillo, of Seattle, Wash.; one grandson, Azriel Castillo, of Port Angeles; and brother, Elmer Moore, of Walthill, Neb.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P.O. Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98107-1024.
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