“Sadly, I've just learned of Hazel's passing. I worked for the CVB in Concord back in the 90's and loved being the Sales Manager! What wonderful memories I have of her and what she taught me within the industry. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Hope there are cats in Heaven!
“Dear Haz, I will miss your wonderful sense of humor, your beautiful smile, and our comfortable conversations. Thank you for your loyal, caring friendship through all the years. I'll see you later. Love, Faye
“I met Hazel in 1986 when I first started working for the Concord Chamber of Commerce. She held a special place in my heart & she will be truly missed. I just moved back to Fair Oaks, CA a month ago & Hazel was one of the people I wanted to reconnect with. I would consider it a privilege for be part of any memorial celebration. Email is Arnlund@att.net Please keep me posted.
“Hazel was truly a wonderful person that was dependable if you asked her for help. In the 25 years with the Bureau, she generated a lot of revenue for Concord and the County. Working with her at the Bureau as the CEO was a tremendous learning experience in the hospitality business. More importantly, she a true friend not only to me but also to my family. We will miss her dearly. Love you Hazel.
“Really sorry to hear of Hazel's passing. She was such a wonderful person and an important part of my life in my teenage years in Livermore. Your great contributions continue on, Hazel... Darren
“I remember Hazel from classes taken with her at Kenwood. My sympatly to her family.
Marge (Glebus) Isella
“A beautiful lady with style, charm and a sense of humor. It was always a pleasure to run into you and your positive energy. RIP Sweet Lady.
“Unfortunately, I haven't seen Hazel since we graduated from High School. I do remember her as a sweet young lady. My prayers are with her family.
“So sad to hear of one of our Bluebirds passing. RIP Hazel. Richard Class of '61
1942-2014 Hazel Sturm passed away suddenly on 02-13-14 at the age of 71. She was born in Natural Bridge, Virginia on 11-10-42 and died in Fair Oaks, California. She spent most of her career with the Contra Costa Convention and Visitors Bureau as President/CEO. She formed the Bureau as a spin-off...Read More