January 29, 1937March 6, 2013

Glen E. McClure, Ph.D., Captain US Army (retired), passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family in Sugar Land, Texas, on March 6, 2013, at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Glen is predeceased by his father, James McClure, mother, Edna Tucker, and brother, Don E. McClure.

He is survived by his wife, Karen McClure, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Rita and Wilson Welborn of Longview, TX, six children and three sons-in-law: Sheila Taylor of Canyon Lake, TX, Glena Sue Smith of Riverside, TX, Amy and Steven Halliburton of Houston, Robyn and Rusty Jackson of Houston, Lea Ann and Craig Coffey of Sugar Land, and Ron Rushing of Houston, sixteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren, four nephews, one niece, and many friends and colleagues.

Glen was born in Dallas, Texas, but raised in Houston. Initially, he joined the United States Air Force and later enlisted in the United States Army. He served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War. He was awarded both a Bronze Star and Silver Star for Gallantry in Action. He retired after 20 years of service.

He returned to Houston where he founded his own private practice, New Horizons Counseling Services, and worked at TDC - Jester Unit. During this time he earned his Ph.D. at the age of 62.

Glen was a kind, giving soul who had many adventures during his life. He was always willing to carry a message to Garcia. To share your memories please join us at

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church, Missouri City, at 1 PM, with a reception immediately following in the fellowship hall. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Houston National Cemetery with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in the name of Glen E. McClure to,, or a charity of your choice.



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Richard Myers

August 21, 2014

I am filled with tears... Glen was an awesome counselor to me. I was a teenager at the time with anger problems so severe that I had to be admitted to Belle Park Hospital. I met him first at his practice on Bonnie Brae. It was called New Horizons at the time, but he never took any BS from me and demanded honesty and straightforwardness which was what I needed. Upon my admittance to the hospital, he continued to see me everyday... or once a week? I cant remember which since it was way back in 1983.. anyway I remember one time though, I almost hit the roof on something that I was angry about and when the nurse brought the injection (I hated it since it made me sleepy) and I calmed down quickly... the next day, Glen said "I heard you almost got the needle." Ha.. I will never forget that. Glen was instrumental in getting me better and better... Jorge A. Raichman, M.D. and Glen were on my treatment team and they were friends as well.. They taught me so much that I use the lesson that I learned from them today. I am as happy as I can be and its because of those two, especially Glen. He will be missed and my sincere condolences to the family.

Sonja Stapleton

March 11, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. I am continuing to pray for you and your family. May God continue to comfort you and give you peace.
Love, Sonja

March 9, 2013

I first met Dr. McClure at a Fort Bend Psychological Association meeting in the summer of 2008 after we moved to Texas. He then invited me to lunch at the Golden Bear to discuss our mutual interests in forensic psychology. Glen became my mentor as well as the face of psychology in Texas. He cajoled me into becoming the Treasurer for the Fort Bend Psychological Association as well as joining the Texas Psychological Association and its Forensic Division of which he was a spirited member as well as exercising a leadership role. I am saddened by his passing as the opportunities for conversation are gone but the wonderful memories remain. You are an inspiration to me, Glen. You have enriched my life and I hope that I can inherit your wisdom, grace, and attitudes. During one of the last conversations we had in his office, he told me he wanted to leave a legacy. Glen, you are the legacy. I delight in having known you. Thank you for all you have given us. You will be remembered and cherished. With love and admiration, Michael G. Ditsky, PhD

Edith McClure

March 8, 2013

you will be missed Uncle Glen.

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