Melvin ‘Mel’ R. Glick #8316 Memorial
Melvin ‘Mel’ R. Glick #8316, 79, Wakarusa, Indiana, died Aug. 26, 2019. On Aug.
25, 1961, he married Sherrill (Swartz) Glick. Surviving are his wife, Sherrill Glick,
Wakarusa, 3 children, grandchildren, and 2 siblings. Melvin was an Indiana University
Professor of Biochemistry at IU Hospitals in Indianapolis for 32 years. Melvin graduated
from Eastern Mennonite College with his bachelor’s degree and University of Alabama
Birmingham where he received his masters and PhD. He was active in the International
Wood Collectors Society and Michiana Gem and Mineral Society. Melvin volunteered at
the Family Christian Development Center and the historical Wakarusa Wabash/Norfolk
and Western Depot where he could be found every Monday. He loved traveling with his
wife, going to auctions, being outside and landscaping with rocks, watching sunsets and
most of all, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.