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Joseph J. Glasser

1961 ~ 2010

Joe died in a kayaking accident in Utah on Sunday, August 1, 2010. His wife Kelly also perished in the same accident. Joe was born in St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, NY on June 16, 1961. He attended St. Joseph's elementary School in Scotia through the sixth grade, then through the ninth grade at the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Middle School, graduating from the High School in 1979. He graduated from SUNY-Oneonta in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. After college, Joe moved to Utah and worked at the Snowbird Ski Area for many years. He married Kelly Frye on September 29, 2001 on Santa Catalina Island, California. He was an avid skier, and bicyclist and loved the outdoors.

He is survived by his parents Thomas and Ruth Glasser of Charlton, NY; his brother Christopher (Linda) Glasser of Sandy, Utah; his sister Anne (Stephen) Arella of Cary, North Carolina; nieces Annabah Pearl and Jean Estelle Glasser of Sandy Utah; stepson Dylan Tice and stepdaughter Annie Elizabeth Tice both of Sandy Utah.

A viewing will be held on Friday, August 6th from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1815 East 9800 South, Sandy, where a prayer service will begin at 8:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 7th at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 West 11800 South, Draper.

In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Starks Funeral Parlor. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.starksfuneral.com.