St Louis Post-Dispatch
October 14, 1999
Glen Vandelicht, an engineer who served as buildings commissioner for St. Louis Public Schools, died Saturday (Oct. 9, 1999) after he was struck by a car in New Orleans. He was 63.
Mr. Vandelicht, who was in New Orleans to attend a wedding, was trying to catch a streetcar Friday night. He stepped into the street and in front of a passenger car, police said. The accident is under investigation.
During his 11-year tenure at St. Louis Public Schools, Mr. Vandelicht oversaw renovation at nearly every public school in the city and had been helping to plan the construction of the new Vashon High School.
Superintendent Cleveland Hammonds Jr. said Mr. Vandelicht will be missed. "In addition to providing leadership to our buildings and grounds department, Glen played a significant role in the past and current renovation program. And Iím sure he looked forward to seeing the new Vashon High School completed."
Mr. Vandelicht grew up in the Mokane area of Calloway County and earned his bachelorís and masterís degrees from the University of Missouri. He worked with several private companies, including Southwestern Bell, before working for St. Louis Public Schools. He was also an avid recreational pilot.
The funeral was Wednesday in Jefferson City. Burial was at River-view Cemetery in Jefferson City.
Among the survivors are his wife, Marlene; two daughters, Sandra Morrow of Columbia, Mo., and Susan Richard of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two brothers, Walter Vandelicht of Jefferson City and Gary Vandelicht of Tebbetts, Mo.; and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to:
The Missouri Pilots Association Endowment Fund
6408 Willow Avenue
Raytown, MO 64133-5212
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