Glenn Mason, IUS Geology professor, dies


Shannon Greer, Editor-in-Chief

Glenn M. Mason, 66, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, according to a Facebook post from the IUS School of Natural Sciences. Mason was the coordinator of the Department of Geosciences and a tenured professor here on campus.

According to the post, Mason held a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Wyoming and was also professionally recognized for his work in research and teaching.

A reception will be held from 3-6 p.m. with a remembrance service at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 10 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Floyd County Humane Society.

The Horizon will be updating this story as we gather more information.