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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Glenn Dody

Dody Glenn R. Dody October 8, 1923 - April 4, 2018 Major Glenn R. Dody, USAF (Ret) passed away in Mesa, Arizona on April 4, 2018, after a short illness. He was born October 8, 1923, in Marion, Kansas to the late Harry & Edna Dody. Glenn was a farm boy, played football and ran track at Marion High School. From 1942-1945, Glenn served his country in the Marine Corps during World War II. He enrolled in college at Eldorado Junior College and later Wichita State University where he qualified for...
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