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ELLIS--Glenn A.,

died peacefully on April 11, after a long battle with brain cancer. He was a loving and devoted husband to his wife, and dearest friend, Therese. His loving daughter Kate, of Washington, DC and her wife Lauren Auerbach, also survive him. Glenn left Penguin Random House as Vice President of sales in 2014 after 43 years. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 15, 1pm at Fred H. McGrath & Son, Funeral Home, Bronxville, NY. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Glenn's name to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at or Calvary Hospital Hospice at

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Published in New York Times on Apr. 13, 2016.
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April 19, 2016
Glenn was a friend, and someone I learned a lot from at Random House. He cared so much for those who worked with him and showed it with his intelligence, his love of books and his wonderful sense of humor. He is missed.
Doug Hodges
April 15, 2016
Glenn was such a nice & gentle man. I was lucky to work with him at Random House. My sympathy to Therese.
Carlos Azula
April 14, 2016
Glenn was a gifted leader and friend. His integrity and wisdom have been an inspiration to me. His generosity of spirit and care for those who worked with him have touched a whole generation of colleagues at Random House. Much love, Therese.
David Underwood
April 14, 2016
Therese, Kate and Lauren, we send our sincere condolences at the loss of cousin Glenn. We grew up at the same time, partly in Louisiana, but never really knowing each other. We, my husband and I will keep all of you, Glenn included in our thoughts through this difficult time. Baker Stevenson Smith, Jr. and Francis J. Cullinan of Fletcher, North Carolina.
April 13, 2016
therese, i am one of the cousins from la. glenn's mother nell was my father steve's sister...sorry for your loss, praying for you and kate during this time of grief...may the Lord bless and keep you and make His face to shine upon you and give you family love, kate louise(smith)bladen
kate bladen
April 13, 2016
My condolences to Therese. Glenn was a great next-door neighbor and a real gentleman.
Bill Carrig
April 13, 2016
Therese, all my love to you. Please take care. Laura
April 13, 2016
Therese you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Glenn was such a patient and kind man who taught me so much. I'll never forget him.
Susan Smith
April 13, 2016
Glenn was a friend, mentor, and teacher for many of us for many years at Random House. I'll miss him.
Jay Cosgrove
April 13, 2016
Therese I'm so sorry for your loss. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Josephine Merlino
April 13, 2016
I will miss Glenn, and remember him fondly for the exemplary ways he demonstrated devotion to company, friends, and family. Always kind and someone I respected very much. RIP, Glenn.
Pam Roman
April 13, 2016
Goodbye big brother
Scott Ellis
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