More detail on this person: David Raymond Glaser David Raymond Glaser,a former helicopter pilot with the Coast Guard, died Monday at Southern Baptist Hospital of cancer. He was 41. Mr. Glaser was born in Kenmore, N.Y. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering from the University of Detroit and a master's degree in systems management from the University of Southern California. After 13 years as an Air Force lieutenant, Mr. Glaser worked for seven years as a Coast Guard helicopter pilot. He received several decorations for his helicopter rescue work, which included participation in the airlift to safety of more than 500 passengers from the cruise ship Prinsendam off the Alaskan coast in 1980. Most recently, Mr. Glaser counseled veterans in the West Bank office of the state Department of Labor. Survivors include his wife, Joan Treadway; his parents, Raymond W. and Mary Ellen Glaser; six sisters, Cynthia Lenhard, Anne McMillian, Jeanne Bauer, Mary Crawley, Elizabeth Scheda and Amy Glaser; and three brothers, Philip, Raymond Jr. and Thomas Glaser. A Mass will be said Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave. Burial will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Greenwood Cemetery. Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., is handling arrangements.
Burial information: Greenwood Cemetery, Gretna, LA
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