Glenn Ronald Hale

April 16, 1960 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 60)


Glenn Ronald Hale was born on April 16, 1960 in Portland, Oregon to Glenn Hale and Ora Nell (Robinson) Hale. He was baptized at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church by the late Rev. Sylvester McCullumn.

He attended Humbolt Elementary School, Gregory Heights Middle School, and Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon.  He went to Mt. Hood Community College for television and broadcasting, later attending San Diego State University to continue his education in television, where he then obtained his Bachelor's degree from Oregon State University in 1983.

After graduating college he worked as an Editor for the KATU television station on the evening show, Faces and Places which he really enjoyed working on. Later he worked for KING broadcasting and KREM in Spokane Washington.

He eventually became a member of IATSE local 28 and worked as a Stage/Film Technician. He worked on several Broadway shows and local productions.

He also worked with IATSE 488 as a Grip and Key grip on several feature films such as Point Break, Mr. Holland Opus, Fire in the Sky, Free Willy, Men of Honor and Twilight just to name a few.

Glenn touched many lives and created so many memories that his daughters will cherish forever, especially during their childhood when he took them on many outdoor adventures. He had an adoration for his granddaughters that will never be broken.  He made it a priority to always be with his family for birthdays and holidays.  He loved to cook, enjoyed watching sports and was a huge fan of the Portland Trail Blazers (even when they “stank”) and the Cincinnati Reds, and was glued to his iPad regarding the news.  The memories he made will be treasured forever and he will be deeply missed. 

He is survived by Peggy Ruth and their three Daughters Anika Djordjic nickname “Mookie'' (Goran) of Chicago Illinois, Kiara Ruth-Hale nickname “Bunny” and Kalea Ruth-Hale nickname “Baby” both of Austin Texas. 

Grandaughters Cedar Reavely, Portland Oregon, Maja Drordjic and Eva Djordjic both of Chicago Illinois. Eden Reavely who he considered one of his own, Portland Oregon. 

Special mention Taylor and Andie Reavely. 

Sister Glenda Mills, Brother Charlie Hale and Sister Cynthia Hale and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews and many other relatives.






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August 25, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Terry Family Funeral Home
2337 N. Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227

Homegoing Celebration
August 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
4927 NE 55th Ave.
Portland, OR 97217

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