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Obituary: GALDE, HARVEY

Harvey Smith Glade1927 2013Our dear father, age 86, passed away peacefully December 10, 2013, from natural causes. He was born August 23, 1927, to Harvey H. Glade and Lavina S. Glade. Dad was married in the Salt Lake Temple to his sweetheart, Jean Moon Glade, for nearly sixty years. What a joy to know they are now reunited.Dad grew up in Salt Lake City and was a graduate of East High School and the University of Utah. After a brief stint in the Navy, he served a three-year mission in Argentina and loved to share his experiences there. He especially enjoyed traveling the country with his "Missionary Basketball Team."Dad was very active in many sports, including racquetball, tennis, basketball, softball and skiing, but squash became his sport of choice. For many years he competed in tournaments at the Deseret Gym, becoming a State Champion in both squash and racquetball. It was a sad day in Dad's life when they closed down the Gym. This love of sports culminated in him becoming a devoted BYU fan and one-time president of the BYU Cougar Club.Our Dad faithfully served in many Church callings, including Stake Presidencies and Bishoprics. His most cherished assignment, though, was as Mission President of The Guatemala-El Salvador Mission from 1970 to 1973. His love of the gospel and working with over 350 missionaries was a defining part of his life.Following his return home as Mission President, he was fortunate enough to become President of The Deseret Trust Company of the LDS Church. He served honorably in this capacity for 30 years, meeting frequently with President Hinckley and other General Authorities, as they reviewed the tremendous success and growth of this arm of the church.Dad eagerly looked forward to his weekly Friday trips to the Soup Kitchen with his cousin, Dick. Their day was complete when they ate their tomato soup, half an egg salad sandwich, and often times went to a movie. Thanks Dick for all you did for Dad. He cherished his time with you.What a wonderful example Dad was to his children in the way he served others. There wasn't a time when it snowed that he didn't clear the sidewalks of Wilmington Circle. He showed and treated everyone with respect. It was always a treat to walk the streets of downtown Salt Lake with Dad. It seemed he knew and greeted everyone. We were always so proud to hear them respond with an enthusiastic, "Hello Harv."He is survived by: H. Scott Glade (Lorrie), Bryant M. Glade (Lisa), Gary H. Glade (Lynda), Allison Anderson (Rick), 16 grandchildren, 32 great-grand kids, his devoted sister, Ellenore Glade, and his "brother" Dick Prows.A viewing will be held Friday, December 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary located at 260 E. South Temple, SLC. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 14, at 11:00 a.m. at Parley's 3rd Ward, 2615 Stringham Ave. (2100 S.), with a viewing prior from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be at the Salt Lake Cemetery.As a family we would like to express our deepest gratitude to Kris Thompson and the other workers at the Welcome Home Assisted Living facility in Bountiful for their devotion in caring for Dad this past year. Also, we appreciate Rebecca, Brianna, Mandy, Jeff, and all the Doctors at Lake View Hospital who cared for Dad right up to the last few minutes of his life.