A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Memorial grove for Hazel Stapley
Hazel Stapley (nee Wilson)

Hazel Stapley (nee Wilson) grove

Hazel died on 23rd February 2007 peacefully in her husbands arms following a two-year fight with cancer that eventually claimed her.

Hazel was born on 14th June 1958 and raised on the Galloway Peninsula near Stranraer. She moved away from Scotland when she was 15 and spent most of her life in London, Dorset or else travelling the world.

Despite her wanderlust, she was a passionate Scot who kept in close contact with her family back home. Her ashes were scattered into the wind and onto the sea off the Mull of Galloway.

Hazel was full of love and passion for nature and animals and it was her request to have trees planted in her memory.

Darling Hazel, your warmth, humility, dignity, courage, sparkling eyes, welcoming smile and generous hospitality will remain in our hearts forever. We know you are on a new adventure now with those people and companions that are closest to your heart.

With fondest love from both of your families, friends, furry animals and birds.


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Dearest Hazel, Timekeeping was never our forte but this comes on the first day of 2010 with our love and very happy memories of all that you gave to everyone. From the Moore family (and our own collection of furry animals). xxx

Donated by The Moore family

1st January 2010

To Hazel, Forever in my heart, Buj xxx Dear Hazel, Thank you for your friendship. You will be forever in our thoughts. Michel, Trevor, Eddie and Billie xxx For Hazel, in happy memory of your lovely company, Nel and Nigel xxx With all my love - Auntie Ella To My beloved sister Hazel only a heartbeat apart.Maureen x x Till we meet again xxx Sara, Tim and Toby Dear Hazel, we loved you lots and will miss you. Forever in our hearts love jim, sue, chloe, & oli, and all the animals xxx To Dearest Hazel, You were an inspiration - God Bless, Dave and Cheryl. Xx To Darling Hazel. Thank you for our love and friendship. Miss you so much. Love Mo xxx Dear Hazel although our time together was short it will always be a special time in my life, you have left us way too soon, god bless you. David Murphy We always treasured your friendship. Miss you very much. With all our love, Champa and Rainerxx

Donated by Julian Stapley, Trevor Wood, Mrs N Haynes, Mrs Maureen Reith, Tim Hammond, J R Shand,David Smith, Jane Mackenzie, Mo, David Murphy, and Champa and Rainer.

13th March 2007

 
Your grove of trees

The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Hazel Stapley (nee Wilson)'s grove
Trees in this grove:
242

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