Glenn Deck
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Glenn Evan Deck, 67, of Lawrence, KS, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2020 surrounded by his loving wife, Mary Ann and two sons, Drew and Derek, after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Glenn is survived by his wife Mary Ann (Deters) Deck of 39 years, sons Drew Deck & wife Ashlee, and Derek Deck and wife Dillon, his mother Mary K Thelman, his brother John Deck, and two loving grandchildren, Landyn and Levi Deck along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Glenn's father, John Robert Deck, and brother, Howard Deck, proceeded him in death. Glenn was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to everyone.

Glenn graduated from Wichita SE High School in 1970 and went on to attend Phillips University in Enid, OK, graduating in 1974. Glenn earned a master's degree in Public Administration at the University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs, graduating in 1976, receiving the School's highest award -- The Emmett F. Redford Award.

Glenn served in public service for nearly 40 years. He served in the Texas Comptroller's Office in Austin followed by the Legislative Division of Post Audit in Topeka. Glenn was selected as City Auditor of Kansas City, MO in 1983 and then Finance Director of Kansas City, MO in 1988. Glenn became the Finance Director/Asst City Manager of Oklahoma City and was promoted to City Manager in 1998. In 2000, he made the move back to Kansas and became the Executive Director of KPERS. He retired in 2011.

After retirement, Glenn and Mary Ann, opened ReeceNichols Preferred Realty. Glenn and Mary Ann worked together with their sons, Drew and Derek, and many wonderful agents.

Visitation will be at Warren McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence on Thursday, February 13, from 4:00 – 6:00. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 on Saturday, February 15 at Corpus Christi Church in Lawrence.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

For more information or to post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.


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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Feb. 13, 2020.
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February 14, 2020
The ultimate gentleman. RIP buddy.
Jeff Russell
February 13, 2020
Our Prayers are with you at this difficult time. We are thinking of you all. Rochelle & Todd
Rochelle Tramp
February 13, 2020
Glenn may you rest in peace. Prayers to the family.
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February 13, 2020
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February 13, 2020
Peace to each of you, Glen's loving families. Lovingly, Larry and Joy Glass
Joy Glass
February 13, 2020
You were the best of the best back at the LBJ School, you set the standard for generations of students. It was a pleasure to know you and read of your career.
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