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Bruce Glenn08/19/1992
Services for Bruce Shawver Glenn, 52, formerly of Knoxville, who died of cancer
Aug. 19, 1992, in Cheyenne, Wyo., were held Aug. 17 at the Chapel of the Chimes in Cheyenne, Wyo. and Friday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. at Bybee & Davis Funeral Home in Knoxville.

Revs. Maurice Johnston and Bob Ward officiated at the service. Music was provided by organist Jim Kidder. Pallbearers were Gordon Agan, Joe Clark, William Butrum, Larry Harsin, Kay Harsin and Greg Hoekstra. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville.

Bruce was born June 1, 1940, in Milford, Nebraska, the son of Raymond and Maurine (Shawver) Glenn. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1958. He received a Rolscreen scholarship and attended Central College, graduating in 1962 with a B.A. degree.

He subsequently attended various colleges and universities, including Arizona State University and the Foundation for Economic Study at Irvington, N.Y. He applied his education by teaching in three school districts in Iowa, then in Nebraska, Arizona, and California.

He spent several years in the country of Rhodesia, where he taught in an English Boy’s School. He made his home in Cheyenne for the last 12 years and at the time of his death, was the Community Affairs Director for station KGWNTV. He was also the host of “Town Talk.” This was his 12th year at the station.
Bruce received many awards from the charities and organizations he promoted.

Bruce loved to raise flowers and took in many stray animals. He also pursued his great
interest in government.

Survivors include his parents Raymond and Maurine Glenn
of Knoxville; sister Donna Butrum of Melcher-Dallas; and a nephew and two nieces;
William Butrum, Angela Clark, and Michele Butrum are all of Melcher-Dallas.