Richard Mel Glauser 1954 ~ 2006 ST. GEORGE, UT - Richard Mel Glauser, 51, died
peacefully at home surrounded by his family February 3, 2006 in St. George,
Utah, after living 2 1/2 years with brain cancer. He was born July 16, 1954 in
Ogden, Utah to Melvin Don and Kathleen Allen Glauser. He married Nanette Holt
in Salt Lake City, Utah March 7, 1978. Rick grew up in Clearfield, Utah where
he graduated from Clearfield High School and lived throughout most of his life.
In 1992 he moved with his family to St. George, Utah. Throughout his life, he
cared and provided for his family by working in the water softener business and
in the construction business, building homes and working in sales of doors and
windows. He truly enjoyed the game of golf and loved playing it with his boys.
Rick was fun loving, spunky and made a lasting impression on anyone who knew
him. He wrote songs and played the guitar. He enjoyed great conversations,
being with his family and playing with his kids. He had a passion for life and
was passionate in his search for truth. He is survived by his wife, Nanette;
eight children, Amy (Scott) McKinnon of Salt Lake City, UT, Brad (Kendall),
Rebecca, Scott, Cami, Michael, Jeffrey and Sara Glauser; three grandchildren,
Hana, Conrad, Landon; brothers and sisters, Steven (Tami) Glauser, Kris
(Gordon) Lofts, Susie (Harv) Larsen and Craig (Nancy) Glauser. The family
wishes to extend many thanks to their dear friend, Mary Beth and Odyssey
Hospice Health Care as well as the many kind and generous friends. Memorial
services will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2006, 12 noon, Metcalf Mortuary
Chapel, 288 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah. One visitation will be held
Monday, February 6, 6-8 p.m., Metcalf Mortuary. Arrangements are under the
direction of Metcalf Mortuary (435) 673-4221. Condolences may be sent to the
family through the Metcalf website at www.metcalfmortuary.com In lieu of
flowers contributions may be made through the State Bank of Southern Utah for
the Glauser children.
Published in the Deseret News on 2/5/2006.