1914 4th Street. Marysville, WA 98270

Hazel Wolf October 15, 1937 - February 6, 2024

Hazel Jean Wolf (née Howett) passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on February 6, 2024, in Kirkland, Washington, with two dear friends by her side.


Hazel grew up in England, surviving WWII and family trauma as a child. She graduated from Birmingham University (England)  in 1958. She was married twice: first to John F. Harrod, with whom she adopted Jean-Pierre, and then later to Jan Glick. She lived in London and nearby, Vancouver, BC, Montreal, Schenectady, NY, and finally the Seattle area.


She was a true Renaissance woman who was always evolving. She led a full, adventurous, long life as a teacher, traveler, athlete, musician, nature-lover, healer, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many.


She taught French, tennis, skiing, and Qigong; loved hiking, mountain climbing, and wilderness camping; sang, played guitar, wrote poems and song parodies; and enjoyed social dancing.


Later in life, she studied and practiced healing arts, including massage, acupressure, Reiki, Qigong, and hypnotherapy, helping many people improve the quality of their lives.


From childhood onward, Hazel loved singing. She sang soprano and performed with Kirkland Choral Society for 22 years, never missing a rehearsal AND being their best ticket seller. More recently, she sang with the East Shore Unitarian Church choir, another beloved community of hers.


A number of years ago, she changed her name to Hazel Jean Wolf because she greatly admired Hazel Wolf, the environmentalist. Also, she had always loved wolves. At one point in her life, she had two dogs that were part wolf. She took “Jean” as her middle name in honor of her stepmother, Jean Howett.


Hazel was warm, caring, and truly interested in everyone she met. She made friends easily through all the phases of her life and was a great social connector. She was gentle, kind, generous, inspirational, and service oriented.


In her mountain climbing days, Hazel was one of the first women to climb within 1,000 ft. of the summit of Mt. Rainier. During the last few years of her life, as she focused on recovering from major health issues, she incorporated holistic healing treatments for her body, mind, and spirit. She bounced back more than once and was able to hike again on her beloved Mt. Rainier, which she did three times with dear friends during her final summer (of 2023).


Hazel often expressed gratitude for everyone who had helped her survive, grow, and thrive throughout her life.


Hazel is survived by her beloved son Jean-Pierre Harrod, daughter-in-law Sylvie Beauregard, granddaughters Jade-Emanuelle Beauregard Harrod, Gabriella Beauregard Harrod, and Sabrina Beauregard Harrod, half-brother John Howett, nephew Tim Howett, and many extended family members.


We invite all who love Hazel to join us for her Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 2:00 at East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 SE 32nd St., Bellevue, WA 98005. A reception will follow the service.


  1. Pat Steele says

    Hazel gifted me with life learnings that I shall never forget. I will always cherish
    our times together. I will love her forever. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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