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Ross W. Glenn
(1913-1980)

Ross Walton Glenn was born in Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania on September 10, 1913, the son of Inez M. and Ralph W. Glenn, a machinist in a spring factory. He married Ethel Bertha Cornelius (b. December 15, 1915 in Bellevue, Washington; died Nov 25, 1995 in Phoenix, Arizona). Together they ran a mineral and gift shop in Durango, Colorado called The Treasure Tunnel. Ross died October 25, 1980 in Durango. They built a substantial mineral collection of over 3,300 specimens which was on display in their shop.

For some years they were assisted at their shop by their son, David Russell Glenn. He was born on March 1, 1945, in Bellflower, California. He graduated from Bayfield High School and Fort Lewis College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in managerial economics, and served in the U.S. Navy as a journalist. He later worked for radio and television stations and married Joyce ___ in 1973, returning to Durango in 1975. In 1980, he moved to Phoenix and started a business there, Fiesta Tiles. He died on June 23, 2001, in Glendale, Arizona, at the age of 56. He is survived by his wife and three children: Michael, Amanda and Derek.

References:
ANONYMOUS (2001) Obituaries. Durango Herald. Social Security Deth Index.
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