Nida Glick – Lieutenant Commander, United States Coast Guard Reserve

From a contemporary press report:

Age 92, of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, passed away on May 3, 1996.

A Cleveland native and World War II-era SPAR, she served during the war as an intelligence officer in Washington, D.C., and also served in Elizabeth City, N.C. and New York City.

After the war and back in Cleveland, she was a personnel officer, vice president of the Reserve Officers Association and helped establish the Officers' Club in Cleveland.

Comamnder Glick also started an in-house Coast Guard newspaper read throughout the country and edited the Ohio Department Digest for naval activities. She also was program director of the Reserve Officers of the Naval Services.

An honors graduate of Western Reserve University, she earned a master's degree in languages and did additional graduate work at the University of Wisconsin. Fluent in German, Russian, French and Spanish, she eventually became director of the Language Department at Cleveland's Lincoln High School.

Nieces and nephews survive. Funeral services were held May 17, 1996 with interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, with military honors.

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