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Full Text of SR0025  102nd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Richard Wayne "Rick" Glass of
4Bloomington, who passed away on December 7, 2020; and
5    WHEREAS, Rick Glass was born in Akron, Ohio to Robert and
6Marilyn (Basford) Glass on February 1, 1948; he graduated from
7Joliet West in 1966 and the University of Cincinnati in 1971;
8he earned his master's degree in Hospital and Healthcare
9Administration from Xavier University in 1978; he married
10Barbara on October 30 1982; together, they raised their three
11children in Peoria and later in Bloomington-Normal; and
12    WHEREAS, Rick Glass had a distinguished career serving his
13community; he was vice president of Proctor Hospital in Peoria
14for 15 years; he then served as CEO of Marcfirst, an agency
15supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in
16Bloomington-Normal, until he retired in 2013; he was known as
17a strong, quiet leader; and
18    WHEREAS, Rick Glass was a member of the Unitarian
19Universalist Church; alongside his wife, he spent his
20retirement years hiking and camping across the country, and he
21reached his 50th state in 2018; he enjoyed adventures further
22afield, traveling to England, Italy, China, South Africa,



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1Japan, and Portugal; he spent eight beautiful summers at his
2log cabin in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; he enjoyed researching
3genealogy, collecting art and tribal rugs, sharing movie
4recommendations, touring historic sites and botanical gardens,
5and biking through Door County in Wisconsin; and
6    WHEREAS, Rick Glass was known for his calming presence,
7his cheeky sense of humor, and his laugh; he was a great
8joke-teller, campfire-builder, and aficionado of dark beer; he
9will be remembered as a loving human being with an endless
10supply of kindness and compassion that he shared freely with
11his friends and family; and
12    WHEREAS, Rick Glass was preceded in death by his parents;
13his stepfather, Peter Swick; his stepmother, Shirley Glass;
14and his stepbrother, Don Barnett; and
15    WHEREAS, Rick Glass is survived by his wife, Barbara
16Campbell; his son, Carl (Parrish) Glass; his daughters, Sarah
17Glass (Joe Chidley) and Jessica Glass; his siblings, Linda
18(Fred) Storch, Gail (Jim) Bartz, James Swick, and Peggy (R.G.)
19Bender; his stepbrothers, John Barnett and Mike Barnett; and
20his many cousins, nieces, and nephews; therefore, be it
22ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of



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1Richard Wayne "Rick" Glass and extend our sincere condolences
2to his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be
3it further
4    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
5presented to the family of Rick Glass as an expression of our
6deepest sympathy.