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Obituary: Glen Park Vincent

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Having lived 101 years, Glen Park Vincent joined his beloved Ada on Dec. 31, 2001. He died at the home of his oldest son, Ronald, in Woodland Hills, Utah.

He was born Dec. 29, 1900, in Provo, Utah, the oldest son of Daniel Park Vincent and Mary Ann Birkin.

Glen was raised in Provo, went on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to California, and then married Ada Grange in May 1925. A decision to enter the field of Medicine then took him to Brigham Young University, the University of Utah, and then the University of Louisville, Kentucky. After practicing medicine in San Francisco, California for some years, he served in the Army Air Force during World War II in Jackson, Mississippi. Returning to California, he moved his practice to Modesto, Ca., where he lived the remainder of his years. He practiced medicine until he was 92 years old, 62 years in all.

He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities: Bishop, Counselor to the Stake President, Building Chairman, and finally more than 30 years as a Patriarch.

He is survived by one sister, Gladys Vincent Lawson of Provo, and three sons: Ronald G. Vincent of Woodland Hills, Utah; Bruce D. Vincent of Ripon, Calf; and Alan G. Vincent of Modesto; and 15 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral Services will be held in the El Vista LDS Chapel in Modesto California Sat., Jan. 5, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Lakewood Cemetery in Modesto.