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By his sisters, Glenna Hazeltine and Rachel Gawn:

James E. Hazeltine, III, formerly of Lancaster, died August 1, 2009, in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in Lancaster October 16, 1941, Jim was the son of the late Glenna May and James E, Hazeltine, Jr., of Lancaster.

Jim attended the Lancaster public schools, graduated from The Hill School, Pottstown, PA, and from Franklin and Marshall College, where he was a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, and he matriculated at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Following military service, Jim enrolled in the University of Kentucky to complete the MBA begun at Wharton and went on to earn a doctorate.

Jimís two loves were education and radio. Jim began his radio career while at Franklin & Marshall as a disc jockey and station manager at WLAN in Lancaster, and later worked as a dj at WIBG in Philadelphia, where he became known on-air as Jim Rivers. Jim went on to work at radio stations in Columbus, Cincinnati, Louisville, Rochester and Lexington.

Following his radio career, Jim spent twenty years in higher education as a professor, beginning at Illinois State University and from there to become associate dean in the business college of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Jim retired as Professor Emeritus from Northeastern and at the time of his death was employed as professor at the State University of West Georgia.

Jim is survived by his wife Sandra Lynn Hazeltine of Atlanta; sisters Glenna Hazeltine of Philadelphia and Rachel Gawn of Lancaster; and by nephews and nieces Jenn and Jim Hazeltine of Guatemala; Kristin and R.J. Hazeltine-Shedd of Houston, Texas; and Sarah and Alexander Gawn of Lancaster.

Funeral services were held August 4, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. Memorials may be sent to Franklin and Marshall College.


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