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Michael Harvey Glicker

Michael Harvey Glicker, 79, of Chicago, Illinois, died on 11 January 2020.

Michael Harvey Glicker, a Mumford High School graduate, died January 11 in Chicago, his home for most of his adult life. He was 79.

Mr. Glicker received a BS degree in business administration from Wayne State University and went on to graduate from the University of Michigan Law School in 1965. He moved to Chicago, where he joined an accounting firm as an attorney. He also worked at A.B. Dick Company, which is credited with inventing the mimeograph, and at Quaker Oats.

Mr. Glicker was born Aug 26, 1940, to Joseph and Genevieve Glicker of Detroit. He grew up in northwest Detroit, graduating from Mumford in 1958. He was a member of the Princetons, a club for brainy students who preferred books to sports. Another club member and good friend, Mark Schlussel, remembers Mr. Glicker as “always very cerebral, very smart, and fun to be with.”

Mr. Glicker was an avid collector of fine art photographs, some of which he gifted to the Art Institute of Chicago. Among his collection were works by Andre Kertesz and Brassai, both Hungarians who found fame as artists in the early to mid-20th Century Paris. He enjoyed the theater and chamber music – and he remained a steadfast Tigers fan his entire life. He attended Temple Sholom in Chicago and had a tight-knit group of friends who shared Passover seders and Thanksgiving meals together.

Mr. Glicker is survived by his sisters, Myrna (Richard) Edgar and Ronna (the late Dale) Stanley; nieces and nephews, Cary (Stacie Arkules) Edgar, Julie (David Sklar) Edgar; Marla (Larry) Horwitz; Joan (David) Evans; Ken (Nicole Mares) Stanley; and Kim Rey; and many good friends.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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