Glenn Minard Gormley: Family man and friend

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend and mentor, Glenn Gormley passed away Thursday, April 22. He was 87.
Mr. Gormley was born to James H. and Hazel Minard Gormley in Wenatchee, Wash. on April 27, 1922. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1940. Mr. Gormley attended Washington State College for a short period and then joined the U.S. Army Air Force where he served as a pilot with the 40th Bomber Squadron flying B-29s. At the end of World War II, Capt. Gormley attended the University of Washington, graduating with a degree in economics and business. Mr. Gormley joined KOMO Radio/TV in 1951 and after 35 years retired as the secretary, executive vice president of finance and planning for Fisher Broadcasting Inc. He was actively involved and a past president of the Seattle Executives Association and a member of the Broadcast Financial Management Association.
While attending UW as a Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Mr. Gormley met and married his wife of 54 years, Patricia Woodruff. He and his family enjoyed wonderful years at their cabin in Shelton, Wash., and after his retirement they shared many memories vacationing on Maui with friends.
Mr. Gormley dedicated his life to his wife, his daughters and their granddaughters. His favorite pastimes were attending Husky football games, carpentry, pickle ball and walking his dog Rusty on Magnolia Boulevard.
Mr. Gormley is preceded in death by his wife, Pat. He is survived by his two daughters Jan Lindner and Lynn Gormley, granddaughters, Brianna Armstrong and Kylie Lindner, as well as their extended families and many friends.
At Mr. Gormley's request, there will be no memorial service. The family would like to acknowledge the special care given our father at Rosewood Courte in Edmonds and Providence Hospice. Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Western & Central Washington State Chapter, Attn: Development Dept., 100 W Harrison St, North Tower - 200, Seattle, WA 98119.[[In-content Ad]]