Obituary of Glen Bernard Hast
Following a lengthy battle with Multiple Sclerosis, Glen Bernard Hast passed away unexpectedly on August 14, 2023, in Denver, Colorado, at the age of 72.
Glen is lovingly remembered by his sister, Joan (Bob) Lansdell and nephew Alexander of Dexter, Michigan; niece Lei (Mike) Taylor and grandnephew Kenai of New Zealand; his Aunt Shirley Hast of Mancos, Colorado; and many cousins and friends.
Glen was predeceased by his parents, Bernard and Erma Hast, and sisters Jean Sammons, Jane Krug and Sherri Johnson.
The oldest child of Bernie and Erma Hast, Glen was born in Denver, Colorado. The family farmed in Brighton, Boulder and then moved to Montrose where Glen grew up on the family farm on Spring Creek Mesa. Glen attended Oak Grove Elementary School and graduated from Montrose High in 1969. Glen enlisted in the Coast Guard and served for six years in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. He was honorably discharged in 1976. Glen was married and divorced twice. Glen held management positions at Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Valas, Egghead Software, Society of Certified Senior Advisors and Whole Foods. He was an advocate and volunteer supporter for multiple non-profit organizations including The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado; Can Do Multiple Sclerosis; Accelerated Cure Project for MS; Vegan Outreach; Paralyzed Veterans of America; Concerned Veterans of America and Pets Are Wonderful Support (P.A.W.S.) Colorado.
Glen’s family is grateful to the doctors, nurses and care givers at the VA Medical MS Center, Rose Medical Center, Lutheran Family Services, Denver Hospice and Crestmoor Health and Rehabilitation Center for the compassionate care they provided Glen over the years.
A service honoring Glen will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023, at 10am at Ft. Logan National Cemetery. Service details are:
- Ft. Logan National Cemetery, 4400 West Kenyon Avenue, Denver, CO 80236.
- By 9:30am, enter the cemetery via the North entrance and proceed to Staging Area C.
- Park temporarily on the right side of the road out of the way of passing vehicles.
- You will be directed to follow in your car a cemetery representative to Shelter C for Glen’s service.
- Military Honors will be provided by the U.S. Coast Guard and All Veterans Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in Glen’s memory to The Wild Animal Sanctuary (www.wildanimalsanctuary.org ) or Lutheran Family Services (lfsrm.org).To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Glen Hast, please visit Tribute Store