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Dr. Glen Curtis Hutchison

5/21/2014

Glen Curtis Hutchison, MD, 92, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014.

Born in WaKeeney, KS, he was a longtime resident of Hays, KS, recently relocating to Overland Park, KS, with his wife, Nada, to be closer to family.

He was a graduate of Trego Community High School in WaKeeney, KS, and graduated from the College of Emporia, Emporia, KS, where he later served as chairman of the board. He completed his medical degree at the University of Kansas in 1950. Dr. Hutchison was a retired anesthesiologist and family physician.

He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II as a Naval flight instructor, and retired from the Naval reserves as a LTJG, honorably discharged in 1959.

In addition to a busy medical practice, Dr. Hutchison was active in supporting music and higher education in Hays and western Kansas communities. He and his wife, Nada, supported a scholarship in music at Fort Hays State University, and a college scholarship for graduates of Trego Community High School in WaKeeney. Dr. Hutchison served on the board of the Humane Society of the High Plains, and was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Hays, singing in the church choir. He was a member of the Hays Community Summer Band and played euphonium with the Fort Hays State University band into his 90s.

He is survived by his wife, Nada, whom he married in Wellington, KS, in 1943. He also is survived by: two sons, Marc Hutchison, MD, JD of Kansas City, MO, and his wife, Susan Graham Hutchison, and Michael Hutchison, MD of Overland Park, KS and his wife Kimberly Hoffman Hutchison; two daughters, Marcia Honish of Kansas City, MO, and her husband Richard A. Honish, and Marla Crockett of Houston, TX, and her husband, Bruce L. Crockett; two brothers, David Hutchison of Greenwood Village, CO, and Stuart Hutchison of WaKeeney, KS; six grandchildren, Rick Honish, Kristen Honish, Michael Courtney Hutchison, Hannah Hutchison, Sarah Hutchison and Katherine Hutchison; and three great grandchildren: Carley, Emily and John James Glen Honish. He was preceded in death by his parents, C.M. Hutchison and Mildred Hutchison of Wakeeney, KS; and a brother, James White Hutchison.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Presbyterian Church in WaKeeney, KS, followed by a private interment in the Kansas Veterans Cemetery in WaKeeney.

Memorial contributions may be made to: First Presbyterian Church, 2900 Hall St., Hays, KS, 67601; Fort Hays State University Department of Music and Theater, 600 Park St., Hays, KS 67601-4099; or Humane Society of the High Plains, 2050 E. U.S. Highway 40, P.O. Box 311, Hays, KS 67601.