Vienna 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 Childrens Research Hospital,
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.
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