|OSU Veterinary Emeritus Professor Passes|
(November 18, 2010 Stillwater, OK) – Dr. Bertis Glenn, 88 of Stillwater, passed away on Nov. 4, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. He graduated from Oklahoma A&M College’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1952.
He grew up in McPherson, Okla. After graduating from high school, he served in the U.S. Army (1942-1946) during World War II. He then went on to college to earn his DVM degree.
Dr. Glenn was in a private practice in southwest Arkansas for a short time before joining the faculty of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He taught Pathobiology and went on to earn his M.S. degree in Veterinary Pathology from OSU in 1961 and a Ph.D. in 1963 from OU Medical School. In 1964, Glenn was credentialed as a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Pathology. He retired in 1985 as Professor Emeritus.
Glenn was a member of the Sunnybrook Christian Church and enjoyed riding his motorcycle and gardening as hobbies. He is survived by his brother, Weldon (Marion) of San Diego, Calif.; his cousin, Alan Bright (Linda) of Jersey Village, Texas; his brother-in-law, George Phibbs of Stillwater and many nieces and nephews. Betty, his wife of 45 years, passed away in 1999.
Memorial gifts in his name may be given to the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, 308 McElroy Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078; the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123; Sunnybrook Christian Church, 421 East Richmond Road, Stillwater, OK 74075; or the charity of your choice.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medial Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24 hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.