Harry Louis Glick
1925 - 2014
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1925 ~ 2014
Salt Lake City, UT-Harry Louis Glick, age 88, died February 7, 2014 from complications of esophageal cancer. He was born April 14, 1925 in Duluth, Minnesota to George Gordon Glick and Ethel Sarah Hirsch. Harry was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He married Ruth Elaine Adams on September 21, 1947; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Harry and Ruth served faithfully as ordinance workers in the Salt Lake Temple for many years. Together they raised five children: Steven, Barbara, Lori, Kenneth and George. Ruth passed away August 27, 1983.
Harry later met Mary Susman Wilkinson, while they were both working as tour hosts, at the Visitor's Center on Temple Square. They were married on March 21, 1986 in the Jordan River Temple. Harry and Mary served a mission together, in Honolulu, Hawaii from 1989 to 1990.
Harry was trained as a bombardier, in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, California, with a degree in Architectural and Industrial Design. After Graduating, Harry was accepted into the Frank Lloyd Wright Fellowship. He later worked as Chief of Construction for the Veterans Administration.
Harry served as president, and was one of the founders of B'nai Shalom; an organization that provides fellowship and genealogical research assistance to Jewish converts to the LDS faith. In 1976, Harry was called as the chairman of a special committee that wrote training manuals, used by those teaching people of Jewish ancestry. He served in numerous church callings throughout his life.
Harry was an avid sports car enthusiast, prolific writer, and inspirational speaker. He was loved by all who met him. His influence will be felt forever.
Preceded in death by his first wife Ruth, parents Gordon and Ethel, siblings Robert, Eloise and Annette. Harry is survived by his children: Barbara Mason (Timothy), Steven Glick (Lisa), Lori Turner and Kenneth Glick and George. He is also survived and adored by his wife Mary, and her children: Anne Boberg (Evan), Lisa Maynes, Lesli Wilkinson, Kristine Kokol, Steven Wilkinson (Quisha) and Melinda Wilkinson, 24 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother Andrew J. Glick (Mary), brother-in-law Phil Adams (Mikki) and numerous nephews and nieces.
Special thanks to the many wonderful caregivers at Mt Olympus Rehabilitation Center. Thank you so much Charlee and Jordan at One Care Hospice for your tender loving care.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday February 14, 2014 at the Mount Jordan 7th Ward LDS Chapel, 235 E. 9800 S. Sandy, Utah. A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah and at the church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services.
Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.


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Published in Deseret News from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, 2014.
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February 20, 2015
As played at your Father's funeral
"Lulla bye and Goodnight" Dearest Uncle of mine....
David Glick and Family.....
enjoy the Presence Your Heavenly Father and Family for Eternity....
July 13, 2014
I remember my Uncle Harry being a tall, friendly man, and through the warm stories told by my mother, Eloise. I only wish the miles between our families had allowed us to know each other better. May he rest well, and all my love to Aunt Mary and the family.
Tracy Wilkins
February 27, 2014
He is what made B'nai Shalom, B'nai Shalom. I'm thankful for his kindess and how he treated everyone with such love and respect. Grateful I got to know him.
Debbie Mitchell
February 18, 2014
Dear Mary, you are such a great person for Harry to have chosen you! You have been a fabulous wife! He is doing well on the other side and is still the great person we knew up in here in Mount Olympus Stake. We love you and hope you are uplifted in blessings of the gospel. Carolyn and Jay Russell
Carolyn Russell
February 14, 2014
My love and sympathy to the Glick family. Such fond memories as friends while living in the Mount Olympus neighborhood. I so loved and admired all of you. Harry was and is an outstanding man who has influenced so many for good as he has shared his testimony of the Savior as well as his several talents.
I am sorry to have missed his funeral, but wasn't able to attend due to illness. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Delores (Anderson) Simons
February 14, 2014
All our love to Mary and all the family. We love you and have a tender place in our hearts for the loss of a great man. I never saw Harry that he wasn't smiling. I am so thankful for the loving things I've learned about him from his Wilkinson family. Love to all of you. -Wendy Conway
Wendy Conway
February 14, 2014
The Wayne and LuRee Ottley family want to send our love and concern for all the Glick family. Growing up in East Millcreek seemed like a dream. We remember your Mom and Dad fondly and send our hugs and best to you. We admired Brother Glick so!
Linda Ottley Rich
February 13, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss my dear friend, Mary. You were a loving and devoted wife and a great blessing to Harry. You and your family are in our prayers. Royal and Carolyn Shipp
Carolyn Shipp
February 13, 2014
I am sorry for your loss. I hope you can all find piece knowing he is with our heavenly father. Prayers be with you.
Andrea G.
Andrea Gibbons
February 11, 2014
Steve, Lisa and Family - Harry sounds like such a wonderful man. None of us can really imagine what he experienced as a bombardier during the War - one of the greatest generation. Just as impressive is how he came home to live a meaningful and productive life. All our love at this time of loss.
Bill and Sherry Christensen
February 11, 2014
I met Harry and Ruth shortly after their arrival in Salt Lake. Harry took employment in my father's architectural office (Geo. Cannon Young). We had nearly daily contact as we did our various jobs. He talked to me about going to Chouinard to study; never made it but went on a mission instead. I had him speak to the young men in the ward which was inspirational indeed. Condolences to his family.
Richard W Young
February 10, 2014
Harry was a very loving man. He always made me and Dan feel special and part of the family. He will be missed but am sure he is rejoicing in his reunion with Ruth and other loved ones. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless - Janet Merz Glick
February 10, 2014
Membership - officers of B'nai Shalom, Children of Peace, Org. light a candle - ner neshama - a memorial candle - a yahrzeit for Br. Glick, may he rest in joy with the Lord. Shalom aleichem b'shem Yeshua ha Mashiach!
B'nai Shalom Organization
February 10, 2014
Your father was a great man. I wish I had known him but heard of his wonderful nature and his love for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - especially his achievements in creating a path for Jewish Mormons to share their unique and ancient heritage with other members of the Church through the organization B'nai Shalom, Children of Peace. We now have a chapter in Seattle and I know the Lord will help to spread the message of the coming together of Joseph and Judah throughout the world. Shalom aleichem b'shem Yeshua ha Mashaich.
Marlena Tanya Muchnick-Baker
President
B'nai Shalom, Children of Peace, Org.
Marlena Muchnick-Baker
February 10, 2014
Sorry for your loss. Harry and your Mom were great friends with my Mom and Dad. I have lots of fun memories of birthday parties and sleep overs at the round house. My thoughts are with you all.
Anne (Mitchener) Hansen
February 10, 2014
Steven and I raised our children together for a time back in the 90s. I knew them to be wonderful people and good friends. Steve talked about his Dad from time to time. What a wonderful experience in life to be near your father.
All my best to the family.
Chuck Salazar
February 10, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. We are sorry to hear of the passing of Harry.
Joe & Marci DeHaan
February 10, 2014
I was fortunate enough to work with Harry many years ago on Temple Square. We were both tour guides. I treasure the times we spent together, working on plans to carry the gospel message to those of his heritage. I look forward to seeing him again on the other side one day.
Paul Thomas Smith
February 10, 2014
Steve & Kenneth, my Sympathy & Prayers go out for you at this Time. I just lost my Dad not to long ago & I feel you loss ! Kevin Darveaux
February 9, 2014
As said by someone much wiser than I, "Let the blessings that you shared bathe you with love, encourage you with comfort, and inspire you to go on." Kris, my DEAR and SPECIAL friend, I send my sincerest of condolences to you, the girls, and your family. I know that you admired, enjoyed, appreciated, and loved Harry very much! As you struggle to adjust to this loss, please know that you will remain in my thoughts and prayers. With Love, Lana
Lana Longoni
February 9, 2014
I have known Harry since B'nai Shalom in 1967 when we met in his round home in Olympus Cove. The last time I saw him was last October when Harry and Mary and I visited in the convelesent hospital. He was in good spirits and happy and we had en enjoyable reunion. I know B'Nai Shalom will seem a little empty because he will be sayiing hello to Max and Al and Jerome. Shalom and lehitraot. Erev Tov good friend!
February 9, 2014
Good night, dear Prince!
February 9, 2014
Mary and families,
I read with this morning of Harry's passing. I extend to you my sincere condolences. Harry and Mary were among the best of my Hawaii Honolulu missionaries--happy, optimistic, full of the spirit and with great love for all of Heavenly Father's children. They were among the leaders who made our mission successful.
Love eternally,
President Waldo C. Perkins
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