More detail on this person: GLENN DAVIS Died Mar. 12, 2005
Grip and stuntman Glenn Davis died of complications following transplant surgery. Mr. Davis did stunts for the TV series "Switch" and the films "Early Frost" and "Starstruck." He was a grip on many films during his lengthy career. His credits include "Die Hard," "Minority Report," "How Stella Got Her Groove back," "8MM" and "Magnolia." Mr. Davis served his country as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War.
From Link: http://www.einsiders.com/features/columns/mar05obituaries.php DAVIS, GLENN T. DAVIS, Glenn T. Glenn T. Davis, 59, of Somers, pulled pitch for his final flight west Saturday, (February 3 , 2007) in Biddeford, ME. He was born July 26, 1947 in Providence, RI. to Nina and Harry L Davis, Sr. Glenn was visiting family and enjoying ''lake effect'' tranquility on Kennebunk Pond in Lyman, ME. at the time of his death. He had retired after practicing law with Devlin, Peters and Davis, and later in private practice in Somers. He held membership with the Connecticut Bar Association and was held in high esteem from his fellow colleagues. Glenn was very proud of his service to his country during the Vietnam War as a Warrant Officer helicopter pilot flying an OH 58 Jet Ranger, earning Master Aviator status, the Broken Wing Award and the Air Medal for participating in more than twenty-five aerial missions over hostile territory. He served in the National Guard for several years, flying a UH1 Huey helicopter. Glenn was admired and respected from fellow officers and he will be remembered for his dependability, trustworthiness and leadership skills. ''Little Brother'' will be missed by his sister, Deborah Littlefield and her husband James of Lyman; and by his brother, Harry Davis, Jr. of Vermont. His daughter, Erin Sloan and her husband Daniel and their five children of Covina, CA. will remember ''Grandpa Glenn'' Uncle G'' will be in the hearts of his three nieces and nephew. His loving wife, Susan predeceased him in 1994. Glenn also leaves Joyce Keating of Somers, her daughter Michelle Boeckle and husband Dave and their two children, her daughter, Tracy Kinne and husband Kevin and their son. Glenn was an accomplished golfer who was a longtime member of the Elm Crest and Twin Hill Country Clubs, both in East Long Meadow, MA. He was an avid fan of UConn basketball, March Madness, the Red Sox, and exceptionally lucky at the craps table. He enjoyed warm winter road trips throughout Florida with Deb and Jim, visiting the Seven Sloans in California, and had traveled extensively around the world. Mr. Davis was active in many civic organizations and an active member of the Knights of Columbus and the Rotary Club. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Alfred Parish Church, Saco Road, Alfred with Rev. Susan Kingman, officiating. There will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held later in the spring in Somers. Memorial donations may be made to the Maine Audubon Society, The Loon Project, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd., Falmouth, ME 04105. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.autumngreenfuneralhome.com. The Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak Street, Alfred is respectfully handling arrangements. The family would like to thank Dr. Gregory Leach and the staff of Southern Maine Medical Center and the Goodwin's Mills/Lyman Rescue for their wonderful care and compassion.
Burial information: Ocean View Cemetery, Wells, ME
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