Richard W. Glander
September 19, 1936 – July 2, 2020
Richard William Glander died peacefully on July 2, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife, Carol Katherine Glander. A 1954 graduate of Lake Shore High School in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, Richard had a successful thirty-year career with General Motors. A master craftsman, he was also a genuinely good human being. Father to Julia Glander (Alex Leydenfrost), Sandra Glander (William Van Gieson), Timothy Glander (Suzanne Kolodziej), and Janice Glander. Grandfather to Chelsea Goforth (James Stimpson), Garrett Goforth, Madison Goforth (Ian Bratcher), Maria Lian Glander, Josie Leydenfrost, Mason Van Gieson, and Kristopher Van Gieson (Nicky Prigel, and McKenzy). Great-grandfather to Cameron Carol Stimpson. Brother to Joan O’Shea, Roberta Glander Draft, Janet Glander Miller, and Lynn Koury. Brother-in-law to Richard Smith (Joan Smith) and Tom Stegner (Carol Stegner). A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Pediatric Cancer Center at the University of Michigan.