C. Glenn "Butch" Richardson, born on September 21, 1930 in Chicago to Bertha (nee Gnapp) and Walter Richardson, passed away at age 87 on September 17, 2018 in Galena, Illinois. Glenn graduated from Lane Tech high school, and attended Wright Junior College and the University of Alabama before serving in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Glenn spent over 50 years in the commercial and non-commercial art world as a painter, sculptor, muralist and product designer. He worked as chief designer at Plasto, Haeger Potteries, and Harris-Marcus Group until he retired in 2006. Glenn is survived by his beloved wife Joan (nee Mahoney), daughter Carol (Craig d.) Richardson-O'Brien, son Keith Richardson, daughter Susan (Paul) Newman, and grandchildren Eamon, Alexander and Nicholas Newman, and Hadley Richardson-O'Brien. Glenn loved his family, loved to travel, and loved the Bears. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Glenn's name to The Children's Diabetes Foundation. Friends and family members may attend the funeral service on Friday, September 21 at 1:30p.m. at Rosehill Cemetery, 5800 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago. For a more extensive biography see cglennrichardson.com/about
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Published by Chicago Tribune from Sep. 19 to Sep. 21, 2018.