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Age 94, from Minnesota, formerly from Michigan. Glenn was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Micihgan, Graduate of Sault Ste. Marie High School in 1945, served in the Navy, and received his bachelor’s degree from Greenville University, Illinois, where he met his wife, Violet. He then earned his Masters from Michigan State University and his PhD in Education from Wayne State University. He became High School Coach, High School Rector in Romulus, Livonia and Alpena and finally Director of Administrative Services for the Alpena Public Schools. While at Alpena Public Schools, he served as a committee member for the establishment of Michigan high school hockey, was elected president of the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals, and was president of the Alpena Rotary Club. In 1988 he left the Michigan Public School System. On his retirement he served as interim director in the school district of Mancelona and both interim principal and interim superintendent for the Bellaire school district.

Glenn was a strong Christian and used his gift of administration to serve the Lord as an elder in the Presbyterian Church and in the Mackinac District of the Presbytery. He was actively involved in the First Presbyterian Church Alpena. Especially in the last years of his life he found great joy in studying God’s Word and sharing his faith with others. He felt inspired to renew his baptism at the age of 93.

In death, Glenn precedes his 63-year-old wife Violet and daughter-in-law Becky (Webb) McAdam. He leaves sons Richard (Patricia) McAdam of Decatur, Georgia, Lynn (Karen) McAdam of Sun City, Arizona, Gary (Pamela) McAdam of Carol Stream, Illinois, and daughter Janette (Tom) Schull of Eagan, Minnesota. He was extremely proud of his 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Celebration of the Life Service scheduled to be held at 2:00 p.m. on November 13 at the Eagan Community Center in Eagan, Minnesota. Burial in Fort Snelling Cemetery. Monuments preferred to Greenville University’s Music Department.

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