Carol Ann Hedden Hackett, MD passed away on
September 19, 2020.
She was born in Valdese, NC, daughter of Thomas and
Zada Hedden. Carol grew up in Lenoir, NC where she was
Valedictorian of her high school class. She attended Duke
University on a national merit scholarship and received an
M.D. from the university of North Carolina. Carol was a
resident at Georgetown University Hospital where she met
her husband, John P Hackett MD.
Carol and her husband moved to Mercer Island, WA
in 1975, after her husbands naval service and fellowship.
She began a practice of Family Medicine in 1977 in
She was a Fellow of the American Academy of Family
Practice, on the staff of Overlake Hospital and was an
active member of the King County Medical Society and the
Washington State Medical Association. Carol was a Clinical
Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School
of Medicine. She was active in the DAR.
She was mother to three children. She is survived
by her husband, three children-John (Ginger), Elizabeth
(Colin Green), and Susanne, two brothers – Tom and Bill
Hedden, and her grandchildren-Danielle and Jay Hackett.