Gleason, Clair LaVane

Name: Gleason, Clair LaVane
Burial Date: 1986, 07/02
Age at Death: 63
Plot Location: 927 C
Notes: husband of Clara Jean(Wilson)

USNavy Pilot
War: WW2

The Sterling College Gleason Physical Education Center is the home of both the Warrior basketball and volleyball teams.

Built in 1971, it houses a 2,500 seat gymnasium, a swimming pool, the Edwards Weight Room and physical education classrooms and offices.

On October 18, 1986, the building was dedicated in honor of long-time Sterling College coach and athletic director Clair L. Gleason. Gleason coached football, baseball, basketball and track during his 33-year tenure at Sterling College.

The Gleason Center has also been the host site for sub-state basketball contests and the Sterling Invitational, a high school boys basketball tournament.

Birth: May 17, 1923

Death: Jun. 29, 1986
63 USNavy Pilot
Veteran of: World War II
Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 927 C
Created by: Lawcas
Record added: Mar 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106322624