Deaths Death Notices
CAMPBELL, Hazard Knox
CAMPBELL - Hazard Knox Son of J. Hazard Campbell and Marjorie Knox Campbell passed away in Buffalo, NY on July 27th. Hazard grew up in Buffalo, attended the Franklin School and the Nichols School. He graduated from the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT, Class of 1947. From November of 1947 to May of 1949 Hazard crewed on the 4th world cruise of the Brigantine Yankee. He then attended Colorado College before joining the Navy in 1951. After the Korean War, Hazard was employed by the Marine Trust Company of Western, NY. In the early sixties he joined Dominick and Dominick which merged into Kidder Peabody in 1973. Hazard was actively involved in the Mitchell Boys Club, the Fresh Air Mission, the Buffalo Museum of Science, the Elmwood Franklin School, the Erie County SPCA and Forest Lawn Cemetery where he has been a trustee since 1964. He is a past director of the Nichols School Alumni Board, The Bond Club of Buffalo, Studio Arena Theater and The Seymour H. Knox Foundation from 1955 to 2016. Ducks Unlimited was Hazard's greatest passion. He devoted thousands of hours to the conservation of wetlands and water fowl. The various conservation organizations that Hazard was involved with included serving on the Board of the Waterfowl Research Foundation, the Finger Lakes & WNY Water Fowlers Association, and he was a research associate of Long Pointe Waterfowl. He was past director of the Erie County Fish & Wildlife Advisory Board. Prior to becoming President of Ducks Unlimited from 1986-1987 he was Western NY Chairman, Regional Vice President, Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Executive Committee. Hazard was instrumental in starting the first Ducks Unlimited Chapter in Canada, Long Point Bay. He was the longest serving member of the DU Canada Board from 1978 to 2016. Hazard's local clubs included, The Saturn Club - Dean in 1972, The Pack Club, Ace in 1970, The Buffalo Tennis and Squash Club. He was a founding member of the Cragburn Golf Club. Hazard has been a member of the Turkey Point company since 1938. Hazard was recently predeceased by his wife, Gina, of 64 years. He leaves his three children; Melissa C. England, Hazard K. Campbell, Jr. and Benjamin K. Campbell, four grandchildren; Joseph H. Campbell II, Benjamin W. Campbell, Payton H. Campbell and Kathryn K. Campbell. In-laws, Sanford H. England, Karyn W. Campbell, step-grandchildren, Andrew G. Castle, Charles B. Castle. A Memorial Service will be held at
Trinity Episcopal Church, 371 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo on August 2nd at 3 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Prairie Pot Holes Initiative, 1 Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120 or Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Elm and Carlton St, Buffalo, NY 14263.