Glen Sanders “Big Sam” passed away on May 5, 2011, from complications stemming from a short battle with cancer. Grieving members of his family surrounded him as he drew his last breaths. He will be greatly missed but now he is free from the pain that he endured. Glen was born August 25, 1933 in Draper, Utah to Mirl Sanders, step father Daniel Drake and Emma Price. On May 29, 1962 he married his sweet heart Marietta Reeves and together they had three children. He served in the National Guard for six years and worked at FMC Jetway Systems for 34 years where he retired. He loved the outdoors; he loved camping at the family property. He always loved to have the prize winning yard, Thanksgiving and Christmas were his favorite holidays. Glen is survived by his children, David (Melanie) Sanders, Bill (Denise) Sanders, Mary Sanders and her husband Jason Clark, three stepchildren, Carl (Brenda) Erickson, Mike Erickson, Dana Stone, seven grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife and grandson C.J., two sisters and three brothers. Memorial services for Glen will be held Thursday, May 12, 2011, at LeavittÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden at 6:00 p.m.