USGNN Original StoryVienna Glass President Passes Away
August 14, 2009

Vienna Glass president Rick Glaze passed away on Monday, August 10. He was 51. Glaze, a resident of Spotsylvania, Va., was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War during the Tet Offensive as a combat radio operator. Afterwards, he returned to his family glass business, which is based in Vienna, Va.

Glaze is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen; sons, Joseph, Scott and Jason ; daughter, Tara Odom; and nine grandchildren, Tori, Austin, Bayley, Jackson, Johanna, Jeremy; Rachel; Eli; and Wyatt.

Glaze also was a member of the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association.

Visitation and a memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home in Fairfax, Va. Glaze will be buried on Tuesday, August 18, at 10 a.m., at Quantico National Cemetery in Triangle, Va.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Wounded Warriors Project, 10 G Street, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20002; www.woundedwarriorproject.org; 202/558-4302; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.

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