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William R. Bill' Glaser November 17, 2015 RANCHO BERNARDO William (Bill) R. Glaser, a 46-year resident of Rancho Bernardo, died on November 17, 2015 at the age of 90 of natural causes. Bill had a distinguished and decorated 27-year career as a Navy captain of various destroyer and destroyer fleets and traveled the world. When he and his wife Joyce discovered Rancho Bernardo in 1969, they set down roots. After his Navy career, Bill founded Glaser Bailey Awards in Escondido with fellow retired Navy captain George Bailey. The success of Glaser Bailey Awards continues with Skip Glaser and Todd Merrill at the helm. Bill was also an active volunteer in Rancho Bernardo's Fourth of July Parades and the Spirit of the Fourth. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Joyce Glaser, and by his children, William (Skip) R. Glaser, Jr., Gail Kamph (son-in-law Kurt Kamph), and grandchildren: Valden Kamph, Alexandra Kamph, Reed Glaser and India Glaser. He was predeceased by his daughter, Holly J. Glaser. Funeral arrangements are private. Joyce Glaser asks that in lieu of flowers you make a donation to the Rady Children's Hospital, which Bill and Joyce supported during their active years in the community.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Nov. 22, 2015
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