Gregory John GlassAug 9th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Gregory John Glass, 64, of Tallahassee, died August 4, 2011, at home, surrounded by his family.
He was born to the late Orville and Marion Glass, October 23, 1946, in Milwaukee, WI. Greg graduated from Bay High School in Bay Village, Ohio, in 1964, received a BA in Economics from Ohio State University in 1969, and received his MBA from Florida State University in 1973 .
After retiring from the State of Florida, Greg served as the President and CEO of the Florida Association for Community Health Centers until his retirement in 2004. He was passionate about his family, the Ohio State Buckeyes, railroads, and making a difference in the lives of the underprivileged. Greg lived his life by the mantra “Handsome is as handsome does” and was affectionately referred to as “Big Dog” to many friends and family.
Greg is survived by his wife, Anne, formerly of Madison; children, Alison Thumm (Wayne) of Tallahassee, Florida; Matthew Glass (Danica) of Durham, North Carolina; and stepchildren Lynne Davis (Gary) of Miami, and Brian French (Katie) of Madison; a brother, Gary Glass (Phyllis) of Atlanta, Ga.; his grandchildren Payton, Connor, Drew, Cole and Mia.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Tri-County Family Health Care c/o North Florida Medical Centers, 535 John Knox Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32303.
A memorial service and visitation was held on Saturday, August 6, 2011, at 4 p.m. at the historic train depot at Railroad Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida.