Richard W. Glazier, 87, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Eckstein Center/Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was surrounded by his wife Anna Glazier and stepchildren Cheryl and Louis Maro.
Richard is the son of Willard Hamilton Glazier and Nancy Jean Mercaldo and was born on October 25, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA. He attended Pennsylvania public schools and graduated from Drexel University in 1955 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering followed by an MBA. He worked for Ingersoll Rand his entire career and lived abroad in England from 1972-1975, the Netherlands from 1986-1990 and Germany from 1990-1995.
Richard served in the Army and was honorably discharged. He was regarded as a fabulous Father, Mentor, Grandfather and Confident.
Richard retired to Tanglewood Lakes Community in Greentown, PA where he served as President of the Board for several terms. In 2015 he moved to Naples Lake Country Club in Florida where he continued to enjoy his life and social activities such as playing bridge, golf and billiards with friends. He also loved traveling and having morning coffee with his paper on the lanai.
Richard is survived by his wife of eight years, Anna, his son Daniel Glazier/Carolyn Smith, Grandson Austin Glazier and Stepchildren Cheryl/Louis Maro, Albert/Luz Savarese, his Sister-in-law Leigh Glazier, Nephews Mark/Maria, David/Christine Glazier and Niece Stacie Glazier.
He was predeceased by his first wife Joan E. Haly Glazier, brother Robert L. Glazier, daughter in law Sandra Miller Glazier.
A private service will be held at Hansen Desert Hills Chapel located at 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 On Wednesday June 19th at 2pm.
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