March 28, 1949 ~ March 12, 2005
Davis, Glenn â€œBearâ€ of Redondo Beach, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2005 in Los Angeles. He was born March 28, 1949 in San Diego, CA. Glenn served his country as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was well regarded during his 31-year career in the motion picture industry. As a grip, he worked on recent features, such as Mr. and Mrs. Smith, The Italian Job, Minority Report, Magnolia, X-Men, Die Hard I and II. In television most recently he worked on Judging Amy, X Files, Family Matters, News Radio and innumerable well regarded television and movie productions.
A gathering of family and friends for a prayer service and viewing will be Friday, March 18, 2005 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA, 90503. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 19, 2005 at 12:00 noon at St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church, 1900 South Prospect Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA. In lieu of flowers, the â€œGlenn â€˜Bearâ€™ Davis Memorial Fundâ€ has been set up at Bay Cities National Bank, located at 1333 S. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. For more information, call Ellen Abbott (310) 540-2265. Money will be distributed for college funds for Bearâ€™s children.
Bear died of complications from a transplant surgery. He is survived by his wife, Janis Hartney Davis, and his sons, Matthew Glenn, Mark Mackenzie and Gregory Mitchell and daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Davis. A private burial will follow.
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