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Arthur F. Glasser

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Arthur F. GLASSER Arthur F. Glasser, age 95, of Pasadena, CA and Seattle, WA died in Seattle on December 8, 2009.He was born in Paterson, NJ on September 10, 1914. A graduate of Cornell University, Faith Theological Seminary and Union Seminary in New York City, he served as a chaplain in the U.S Marines during World War II. A missionary to China from 1945 to 1951, he then became Home Director of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship until 1970 when he became Dean of the School of World Missions at Fuller Theological Seminary. In 1980 he retired as dean but continued to teach and mentor students until 1999 when he moved to Seattle. His wife, Alice Oliver died in 2006. He is survived by his children, Sam Glasser (Eileen Meiners), Ann Glasser (James Caporaso) and Carol Glasser (John Ginn) and further by his grandchildren, Jeffrey and David Grant, and Hannah and Alan Ginn. The family expresses their deepest thanks to Marilyn Mascarinas and Jerry Ballesteros and the staff at the Great Shepherds Adult Family Homes in Shoreline for their care for Arthur in his final years. A private family service will follow.
Published in The Seattle Times from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2009
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