Gearheart gives legacy gift of $100,000 to Northern
Last updated 5/24/2021 at 9:40am
Leaving a legacy for generations to come, Hazel (Brown) Gearheart, of Kennewick, Washington, has gifted Montana State University-Northern $100,000.
The 93-year-old Gearheart, a Northern graduate of 1947, has designated the funds be used to support an endowment and, per her wishes, the MSU-Northern Foundation has created the Len and Hazel Gearheart Endowment, named after Hazel and her late husband, Len, who also graduated from Northern in 1949 with an associate degree after serving in the U.S. Navy in WWII.
Her endowment will continue to give in perpetuity supporting a ne...