Glenn W. Critchley(1942 - 2013)

Glenn W. Critchley May 1, 1942 - November 25, 2013 Glenn W. Critchley, 71, was born May 1, 1942 and passed away November 25, 2013 at his home in Bakersfield, California. He is survived by: his beloved wife Betsy, of 44 1/2 years, his adorable cat Snuggles, his sister Penny Naphegyi of NY, his two nieces Corinne, and Janine, two nephews Chad, and Dean. He was preceded in death by his father, Elwood T. Critchley and his mother, Marian F. Critchley. Glenn was born in Allendale, NJ. He received his Master's Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He was on the football team where he played as linebacker while attending undergraduate studies at Colorado State University. He was Head Football coach, Head Wrestling coach, and Assistant Track coach at Bayard High School in Bayard, NE for 10 years. After which he was Linebacker coach for the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He began his broadcasting career as an Account Executive at KHGI-TV in Kearney, NE. He held other marketing positions at KBAK-TV / KBFX -TV in Bakersfield, KWXY in Palm Springs and at WVUE-TV in New Orleans. In 1997 he returned to KBAK-TV / KBFX-TV in Bakersfield to finish his career as Local Sales Manager and retired in 2005. We wish to extend our gratitude to Dr. Tommy Lee and his staff at Golden Empire Cardiology for 16 years of excellent care. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Dec. 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mish Funeral Home Chapel - Oildale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Glenn's memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital. https://www.stjude.org Mish Funeral Home Chapel - Oildale www.bakersfield.com/obits

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Mish Funeral Home Oildale
120 Minner Ave Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 399-9391

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 3, 2013