John Gibson Hazard

 LAKEVILLE — John Gibson Hazard died July 14, 2019, at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.  He was 77 years old.

He is survived by his wife, Jan Hazard, of New York.

John was born in Washington, D.C.,on June 19, 1942, the oldest son of John N. Hazard, Nash Professor of Law at Columbia University School of Law; and Susan Lawrence Hazard. 

He was educated at Collegiate School and graduated from Lawrenceville School in 1960. He was a 1964 graduate of Lehigh University and the American Graduate School of International Management near Phoenix in 1968. 

He served in the U.S. Army Intelligence Corps from 1964 to 1967.

John worked as vice president in the International Division of Manufacturers Hanover Trust, and was a vice president at Sumitomo Bank. 

He concluded his career as a Certified Financial Planner at Ameriprise Financial.

He had a lifelong passion for choral music and sang for many years in the Collegiate Singers of New York City.

John and his family lived in New York and in Lakeville. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Jack, of New Orleans; his daughter, Katherine Abraham of Seattle, Wash.; and four grandchildren.

There will be a celebration of his life on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m.  at The Church of the Heavenly Rest on Fifth Avenue and 90th Street. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Cancer Care, 275 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10011; or Church of the Heavenly Rest, 1085 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10128.