Longtime Trustee PassesGlen H. Byars, 1914 - 2009
Glen H. Byars, died Thursday, January 15 in his home town of Kearney, Nebraska, at the Good Samaritan Hospital. A member of the Kearney Church of Christ, Glen was 94 years of age. He was on the original board of trustees when the college reopened in 1956, serving as its first vice-chairman. In 1960, Byars was elected as chairman of the board and served in that capacity for nine years. He continued as a vice-chairman until 1983, providing volunteer service on the YC board a total of 27 years. Byars was the President of Nebraska Propane Suppliers, Inc. of Kearney and served the church in Kearney as an elder for many years.
Funeral services were held on Monday, January 19 at the Kearney Church of Christ with Eddie Lee officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Meeker, Oklahoma.
The entire York College family extends our heartfelt sympathy to his family.