Glen Alvin Sweet passed away peacefully of natural causes on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at his home in Beaverton.
Glen was born to his parents Marguerite and Norman Sweet in Dover, Idaho, on Jan. 30, 1936. He graduated high school in Prineville in 1954. After serving in the U.S. Army, he married Marcia Marie Dane in 1957. He chose his career in elementary education, where he enjoyed serving as principal of Lyle Elementary for 27 years before pursuing other business ventures.
He will be remembered as a loyal, loving, and generous person that was fun to be around and always ready to listen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; and two sisters.
He leaves his wife Marcia; and children: Jeanne (Grant) Dawson, Jeff (Linda) Sweet, Katherine (Greg) Dostert, and Angie (Jeff) Long; as well as his grandchildren: Corrin Coker, Luke Faxon, Dane Dostert, Alexandra Alvey, Elise Dostert, Ashley Watts, Alyx Brennan, Sam Long, Steven Long, Nathan Sweet, and Hunter Sweet; and great-grandchildren: Malachi Coker, Nicodemus Coker, Silas Coker, Isaiah Alvey, Abigail Alvey, Evelyn Brennan, and Leia Faxon.
A celebration of life will be held at Oak Knoll Golf Course located at: 6335 OR-22, Independence, OR 97351, on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 3 to 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Dallas Oregon Food Bank in his name. Those unable to make the celebration wishing for a memory to be read, please email: email@example.com.
His last name was Sweet and indeed he was — he will always be missed.