|Birth: ||Aug., 1927|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2011|
Eugene Ernest Gloye, 83, of Grover Beach, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Feb, 17, 2011, with his wife, Rebanis, by his side. He was born in August 1927 in Michigan City, Ind., the son of Ernest and Olga Gloye. After graduation from high school in Michigan City, he attended Elmhurst College, Nebraska Wesleyan University and University of Nebraska, and earned his Ph.D. in Psychology in June 1954. He taught psychology at Wooster College, Trinity University and Whittier College. In 1966, he was employed in the Contract Research Program by the Office of Naval Research, Western Regional Office in Pasadena. He retired in 1988. Besides his professional publications and activities, he became intrigued with Magic at age 12. He performed magic, wrote and illustrated articles for various magazines, invented and marketed five magic tricks and has been a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians since 1947. He also enjoyed photography, including darkroom work in black and white and color. In recent years, he collected playing cards and magic books. Gene married Rebanis Frankforter in 1949 and had two sons, Robert of San Jose, Calif., and William (Nancy) of Atascadero; grandchildren Josh (Julia) Huttle, Emily (David) Young and Mckay (Florentina) Huttle; and great-grandchildren Kingston and Charlie Jane Huttle; and other extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother. A graveside service for family and close friends will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Arroyo Grande Cemetery. A memorial to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to: www.hospicepartners.org, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at www.uufsloc.org, or Friends of Arroyo Grande Library at www.fotagl.org.
Published in San Luis Obispo Tribune on February 23, 2011
Arroyo Grande Cemetery
San Luis Obispo County
Created by: Inge and Patrick Campbel...
Record added: Feb 23, 2011
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