JOHN H. GLENN
1921 - 2016
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GLENN--John.

The members of The Lotos Club mourn the loss of their distinguished colleague and longtime friend, John H. Glenn, and send condolences to his family.


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Published in New York Times on Dec. 9, 2016.
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April 2, 2020
My condolences to the family. May the God of Comfort. continue to comfort the family.
December 8, 2018
I was a 10-year-old children when they donated me a book called Mercury Project.
On those pages I met the seven astronauts of the program. Glenn immediately became my hero. Today, two years after his death, I want to pay tribute to him with my affectionate remembrance.
Rest in peace Ancient Pioneer of the space.
Luigi Bocchino
March 31, 2018
to john glenn a American hero I met with john glenn two time in maine I have his autograph
george turner
January 10, 2017
I will missed you. Rest in Peace.
Brennen Garcia
December 29, 2016
Nazarene Mckinney
December 20, 2016
A member of the armed forces myself, with 34 years. He has been an true blue inspiration during my younger years while in the Air Force. God Bless Glenn and his family.
Michael Vernon Brown
December 19, 2016
We from from the Central State University's Research Office of the Land-Grant Program would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Honorable John Glenn. His untiring support for Science,Technology, Engineering and mathematics (STEM) education has benefited many underrepresented, first generation college students at Central State University and other places. His support has paved the way for numerous scientific discoveries and many technological advances. He was a very kind Senator and was very dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans. My God Bless his family and friends at this time of sorrow.
Sri Sritharan
December 19, 2016
Mortar Board was proud to claim John as a member. Please accept our deep sympathy and know of our most sincere regard for the way that he lived Mortar Board's Ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.
Jane Hamblin, writing from the Mortar Board National Office
December 19, 2016
I was only 10 years old when Mr Glenn went up in space! So exciting! What a good, long, exciting life well lived! My condolences to the Glenn family.
Judith Taite
December 19, 2016
Carmen Weathers
December 19, 2016
Thank you
T. Woodard
December 18, 2016
Rest in peace, Mr. Glenn. Godspeed through the heavens that you were destined to have witnessed. Prayers and blessings to your family, friends and colleagues during this time of celebration and transition.
Maria
December 18, 2016
You are one of a kind, John Glenn, Father, Grand father, I think your greatest honor is to be husband to Annie. God broke the mold when he made you. Carrie Abrams, Mt. Shasta
December 18, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with the Glenn family as they lose a love one. Mr. Glenn was a great man. I know that his loves will miss him very much.
Margaret Wagner
December 17, 2016
god speed---a great american hero !
December 17, 2016
In God's care,rest in peace.
Dwayne Bickham, Sr.
December 17, 2016
Praying for you and your family, friends and co-workers. Remember Jesus is close to all of you.
June
December 17, 2016
I was a member of the General Dynamics launch team which sent Sen. Glenn into
space on February 20, 1962 on Atlas 109-D
from Complex 14 at Cape Canaveral AF Station FL. Our thoughts and prayers are
with the family.

Lee Gardenour and family
Lee Gardenour
December 17, 2016
John Glenn, you were a great man, a man with integrity,a true hero. I wish there were more men like you, but there was only one John Glenn.what we have left is your legacy, and what an impressive one thank you for your service Rest Well My Friend.
sonia
December 17, 2016
A true American hero. Rest In Peace Sir.
Lynn Hodges
December 17, 2016
thank god for you and all the good you have done in this world. you were sent here from god.what a blessing. prayers for the family.you made america proud.RIH.
betty cox
December 17, 2016
betty cox
December 17, 2016
I would like to send my condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
December 17, 2016
I am sorry for your loss. I know the loss of a family can be sad but there is a hope for those who have died to be resurrected in the 'new system' also known as paradise. God will remember all those who have died, if he can name all the stars than he can remember our names even those who have died. May you and your family soon feel better again. Never look back and always keep moving forward.
Jones
December 17, 2016
Mrs. Glenn, thank you for sharing your sweetheart with the world. I know we are all sending our love for him and you during this time of loss. No words can truly help but you are all in our prayers.
Lisa & Clyde Harrison
December 16, 2016
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Glenn family. He was truly a great man. I wrote a letter to Senator Gleen while I was in college he sent me a letter back that helped get me the financial aid so I could finish my degree. I am truly greatful more than words can say. God Speed John Gleen.
Amy Barnes
December 16, 2016
Sadly we lose another patriot from our greatest generation. Condolences to Annie and his family. Rest in peace Marine.......
Mike Bush, US Navy (Retired)
December 16, 2016
My sincere condolences on the passing of Senator Glenn. My husband, myself and my son were honored to meet him and his precious wife. What a wonderful and memorable experience it was. My husband purchased the Beech Baron from Mr. Glenn and we made the trip up to Dayton to have him and Annie sign the plane. A couple of years later my husband passed. I still have the plane and cherish the memories from the time the Glenns flew it and the short time my husband enjoyed it. May God and wonderful memories bring comfort to Annie, his family, and dear friends.
Chryol Kelley
December 16, 2016
My condolences and my thoughts are with you. May Good fortune fill your wings I'm the future, Glenn family.
Jessica Warman
December 16, 2016
Rest in peace, sir. Thank you for your service and dedication to the American people and union.
Karen P.
December 16, 2016
Rest in Pease my friend..
John Ratcliff
December 16, 2016
I would like to send my condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
December 16, 2016
Good bye john Glenn r.I.p. peace dear friend
Robert Walters
December 16, 2016
Last mercury astronaut,last great american hero
Robert Walters
December 15, 2016
Dear Mrs. Glenn.
I was so sad to hear of Senator Glenn's passing but want you to know that you, Lyn and David are in my heart and prayers during this time of sorrow. We have lost a very honorable man on earth, but heaven has gained.
Love,
Ernie
Ernestine "Ernie" Hunter Craig
December 15, 2016
I'm so glad you had a chance to live beyond circling the planet of ours, Mr. John Glenn!
Michael Boyd
December 15, 2016
John Glenn, you have left this world and traveled to worlds unknown. Thanks for your service. Always in our hearts and mind
Lynne Raisley
Acquaintance
December 15, 2016
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Robert Walters
December 15, 2016
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Robert Walters
December 15, 2016
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Robert Walters
December 15, 2016
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Robert Walters
December 14, 2016
i Learnt about John Glenn in School as a kid and i still have that feeling of awe when i look at his photos. Rest in Peace World Hero.!!. Assumpta Chapp-Jumbo. Port Harcourt, Nigeria
December 14, 2016
What a man! Rest in Peace Mr. Glenn. You certainly deserve it!
John
December 14, 2016
Our sincere condolences' to Mrs. Glenn, family, friends, and colleagues. May God be with everyone during this difficult time. If you were fortunate to ever meet, Mr. John Glenn and his wife Annie, it was a moment you will never forget. A true, American Hero, who changed the world and made it a better place for everyone. Amazing life of so many accomplishments for our generation. Dedicated with an open heart and mind to help so many people. He was a proud Ohioan and we are blessed for everything he did for us. Mr. Glenn's warm smile, sparkles in his eyes, and great conversations while speaking to anyone would send you to the moon. Rest in Heaven, Mr. Glenn.
Mamie, Mike, and Sandy Capoziello
December 14, 2016
Inspired to serve. Thank you for your service, John Glenn
I was 6 years old when I watched Frienship 7 with John Glenn orbited the earth. I told my mom I was going to name my baby after him. I kept my promise. Glenn was born in 1976 followed by his brother John in 1981. I am so proud I named my children after a real American hero. God's speed John Glenn. Blessed prayers for your family.
Zoey Dering
December 13, 2016
True American Hero he will be missed
David Holub
December 13, 2016
Lorelei Baumlisberger
December 13, 2016
May John Glen R.I.P. And May His Family Be Comforted, that hw is at peace. A Wonderful Individual.
Lorelei Baumlisberger
December 13, 2016
I got this when I attended ur launch
I could never thank u enough for ur invitation to me to attend the sts 95 launch inside KSC 7 miles away.u are my lifelong hero having also saw ur mercury launch on TV in grade school on TV & getting a mercury stamp from the post office on a field trip so in closing I say god speed john Glenn. R.I.p. peace my friend.
Robert Walters
December 13, 2016
A true American hero.Thank you for your service an commitment to your country.My prayers an condolences to your family.
Doug Sweeney
December 13, 2016
sorry for the lost we all know he was the best arstornot and got an airport named after him that was nice and sweet
Joy Gresham
December 13, 2016
Such a wonderful man... husband... and father.
Truly he was a hero.
Michele
Michele Shell
December 13, 2016
Please GOD bless him and his wife and family. We, as humanity, cling to you oh GOD, with the promise that we can be strong with you by our side. We ask for this blessing we pray in name of God, Jesus and the holy ghost, Amen.
David Thomason
December 13, 2016
John was so MUCH more than an astronaut... he was an honorable family... if anyone gave Annie any sort of grief, he made sure they had to deal with him! He would be my hero even if he was a school janitor. Sir, you will always be my hero. As a fellow vet, I salute you. Colleen Avery, USAF Retired, Mt. Shasta, Ca.
Colleen Avery
December 13, 2016
Matthew McGuire
December 13, 2016
My condolences to the Glenn family. What an inspirational career John Glenn had. I think it would be very fitting to have an additional public memorial service for him at the NASA Center that bears his name- The NASA John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.
Frederic Holland
December 8, 2016
One of our greats in history, John Glenn you have served your country well, you have seen things in life that most of us will never get the chance to experience. Your life in whole was spectacular in many peoples eyes throughout the world. May you rest
One of our greats in history, John Glenn you have served your country well, you have seen things in life that most of us will never get the chance to experience. Your life in whole was spectacular in many peoples eyes throughout the world. May you rest in peace with all your loving arms around you as you enter back into the universe of heavens above. Love to all your family and friends, and Thank you for your service to our country. SYOTOS
Herbert Edmunds
December 12, 2016
In honor of this American hero, all of the flags in Huntsville, Alabama are at half-staff.
He honored our town for its contribution to space exploration and we honor him for his contribution to the USA.
"God Speed, John Glenn. "
He said that a power greater than himself would get him home safely.
And He did.
Martin. David Bishop
December 12, 2016
First man to orbit
December 12, 2016
I was gotten up out of bed to watch his flight and never forgot that moment. Thank God for people like John Glenn
Steve Terry
December 12, 2016
Mr. John Glenn devoted his life to public service in a variety of capacities and gave us much more than he ever took. My hero.
Richard Stephens, Jr.
Midwest City, Oklahoma
December 12, 2016
"May flights of angels sing you to your eternal rest... and do so at 'God's Speed' dear sir!"
Thomas Judd
December 12, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss Mrs.Annie Glenn
I was lucky to have meet you and John Glenn
at the Air&Space Museum on June 2013
I totally enjoyed the lecture that night.I have always looked up to the Mercury 7
I totally loved the movie The Right Stuff
Anything to do with space.
Sending prays to you and your family.
Emily Sarahe Butler
December 12, 2016
My sincerest condolences to you Annie, Lynn and Dave. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I would love to see you again sometime.
Nila Peffers
December 12, 2016
He was a brave man who did wonderful things for our country.
Sharon Sharp
December 12, 2016
God Bless you Mr.Glenn, I pray that your flight to heaven was a safe one

My prayers go out to your family
Chuck G
December 12, 2016
Dear Annie, John and Carolyn: My deepest sympathy for your loss. The world will be different without him. It was another grand run. Best Always, Jill M. Winn nee Richard J.
Jill Winn
December 12, 2016
We have truly lost a great man and an American hero. God bless sir,
mike lee
December 12, 2016
Our condolences.. Mary the God of tender mercy be with the Glen family at this very difficult time and help you all to endure.
Dottie Sample
December 12, 2016
Godspeed, sir. Without you, we wouldn't be where we are today - be it in space, on land, or somewhere in between... Thanks for being the original awesome. You are loved and honored. Ad astra...❤See you then.
Jenny Reid
December 12, 2016
John Glenn was a true American, and hero that any generation would be lucky to have as a standard to look up too as a youngster or any age. I still remember watching his orbital flight in 1962, and when I heard he was thinking of training to go up on the Space Shuttle, I sent him a message at his Senate office and told him to "Go for it!" I am glad he did. I never had the opportunity to meet him in person as I had with Gus Grissom and later Alan Shepard. But in his life's work I feel that I did. May God bless you as you say your final farewell to him in this life, and I am sure he is smiling down on all of you and this nation.
Edward Schramm
December 11, 2016
A true American hero, never to be forgotten.
Karen Adams
December 11, 2016
Back in the 1960S, an exciting time of NASA and our American History......John Glenn was the One and Major Person that did this.....An American Role Model and Hero.....I just Hope He knew How he was Loved so much ............my deepest sympathy to the Glenn Family.....friends, associates....etc....John Glenn will Never Be Forgotten.......another Guardian Angel to watch over this Great Earth........THANK YOU JG....for Your Service, Love of Country.....and being the "RIGHT STUFF"..........thou goesth!!!!!!!!my friend...
C Ann Rozmaryn
December 11, 2016
I am truly sorry for your loss,your family is in my thoughts and prayers,please read 2 Thess.16-17.
December 11, 2016
Proud to be an Ohioan. Thank you John Glenn
Diane Haught
December 11, 2016
Virtue Award Dinner 2001
Toni Henderson
December 11, 2016
" The span of our life is 70 years, or 80 if we are especially strong. But they are filled with trouble and sorrow.They quickly pass by and away we fly.Teach us how to count our days so that we may acquire a heart of wisdom.' Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Psalm 90:10 & 12
E C
December 11, 2016
Godspeed! You are a True American Hero and your Legacy will live on forever! Prayers for you Annie and your children as you go through this difficult time. God Bless
Vickie Dingess
December 11, 2016
We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Glenn's passing. He will be remembered in our history books as the first astronaut in space. You are all in our prayers. RIP John we love you and miss you.
Terri Zezza
December 11, 2016
In 1980 my father was very sick. My mother was about to be a single mother of four kids. John Glenn personally contacted cmha in behalf of my mother and three days before my father passed John Glenn assisted my family with affordable housing. John Glenn is America's hero. John Glen is my personal HERO. Mr.Glenn you will always have a special place in my heart. Rest In Heaven
Rochelle Tolbert
December 11, 2016
We have lost a friend, a remarkable statesman who always put his country first, a truly great Ohioan and a national hero. We salute Annie Glenn, his amazing partner and keep her in our prayers.

former Governor and First Lady Bob and Hope Taft
December 11, 2016
May you rest in peace John Glenn. You are a True Hero for all times.
Jeri Casolino
December 11, 2016
rest in peace john a job well done you will be miss by all in this world
December 11, 2016
You are the perfect inspiration for all of us. We loved young still do.
Rick Berry, Georgia
December 11, 2016
I was 12 years old when you took your first historic space flight. You inspired us all to dream bigger dreams and believe in our potential. Thank you, John Glenn.
Glenna Stewart
December 11, 2016
Rest in peace john.may god watch out for your family. You were truly an amazing man and an inspiration to all of us.
Robert Rupert
December 11, 2016
Growing up in Houston he was my child hood hero. RIP hero.
James Farmer
December 11, 2016
Valenda Newell
December 11, 2016
Dear Annie, Please know that the James & Betty Leahy family of Tiffin. Ohio are thinking of you at this time of loss. Our brother, Patrick, was so in love with both you and John. John was truly an American hero, but we know that behind every great man is a wonderful woman who helped him shine.

Colleen, Shannon, Terri, & Molly Leahy
Colleen Leahy
December 11, 2016
Rest in Peace John Glenn, you truly are an American Hero, and had the Right Stuff God Speed
Ray Thomas (Orono, Maine)
December 11, 2016
From the family of Bernice Anderson Merry, a old class mate of John,s we are deeply sorry to hear of his passing. We had lunch with the Glenns in New Corcord at the 70 th reunion, I think 2009 at his home, very remarkable man. Sympathy from
Robert and Ronald Merry.
Robert Merry
December 11, 2016
A true legacy and hero for our next generation... RIP John Glenn... God Speed
Gregg Adams
December 11, 2016
Mr. Glenn, you made us very proud to be Ohioans and Americans. Rest in Peace.
Pat Miller
December 11, 2016
Great true America was a true hero
Melvin Clark
December 11, 2016
MAY YOU REST IN PEACE JOHN GLENN YOU WAS THE BEST AT EVERY THING YOU DID.YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.
Debbie Aldridge
December 11, 2016
Dear John Glenn
May you rest in peace you are a hero to the all Americans
Gerard Desjardins
December 11, 2016
MAY THE GOD OF TENDER MERCIES COMFORT ALL OF YOU. 2 COR. 1:3.
December 11, 2016
RIP Mr. Glenn. A true hero who will never be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to your family.
Judy Eastman
December 11, 2016
Thank you for the example of integrity, courage, and decency you showed in all aspects of your life, including your life-long marriage to your extraordinary wife.
December 11, 2016
Sorry for your loss may you draw comfort from Gods word at Hosea 13:14. L Ohio
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