James S. Glasgow, 83, of Archibald Road, who owned a Rochester restaurant for many years, died Friday (Sept. 26, 1997) in Buffalo General Hospital, after a short illness.
A native of Rochester, he graduated from Irondequoit High School in 1932 and from the University of Rochester in 1937.
He served as a civilian firefighter in San Francisco during World War II and returned to Rochester after the war.
He owned and operated the Tremont Diner in Rochester, opening shortly after the war and continuing operations until 1964.
He then worked as a district manager for IDS Financial Services of Lockport until his retirement in 1984.
He moved to Waterport in 1980.
Glasgow was was a member of Yates Baptist Church of Lyndonville, where he sang in the choir and was a former treasurer.
He also sang in a local traveling group called the Country Gentlemen.
Glasgow was an avid sailor and built his first sailboat when he was a teen-ager.
His wife, Marguerite Whistler Glasgow, died in 1968.
Survivors include three daughters, Susan E. Katz of Situate, Mass., Mary A. Rosselli of Lyndonville and Laurie J. Fisher of Albion; a sister, Jeanette List of Lantana, Fla.; a dear friend, Jean Stewart of Bergen; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Yates Baptist Church at Route 63 and Yates Center Road, Lyndonville. Burial will be in White Haven Cemetery, Pittsford.