Glen M. Petrie III of Mashpee died December 9 in Naples, Florida, after a long fight against leukemia and head and neck cancer. He was 80.
He was the husband of Beverly (Clark) Petrie.
The son of Glen M. Petrie Jr. and Lida Van Order Petrie, he was born and raised in Rome, New York. He developed a love of the Adirondacks and Rondaxe Lake, where he later built a cottage.
Mr. Petrie had a long career in copper and cable that began with the Old Revere Brass and Copper Company in Rome, where his father and uncles worked. His many years in the cable industry would also include vice president of sales at W & Cable (a division of USS), and culminated as vice president of sales for an international segment of Draka Cable.
He met Beverly Clark while working for Draka. They enjoyed years of travel, eventually retiring to New Seabury and Naples, where they divided their time and pursued extensive travel, golfing and boating.
An avid golfer and member of New Seabury and Foxfire county clubs, Mr. Petrie had six hole-in-ones over the years; he holds the record at the New Seabury club.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his daughters, Kathleen Shackleton, Pam Boyson, Jacquelyn Bentley and Jennifer Ford; stepchildren Robert Evans Jr., Robin Wyatt, Jeffrey Evans and Clark Evans; 11 grandchildren; and other family.