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Antonio Vicente Glassberg -- Memorial Donation From Adam, Mary and Richard Glassberg April 2001

Antonio Vicente Glassberg -- Memorial Donation From Adam, Mary and Richard Glassberg April 2001

Antonio Vicente Glassberg our cousin and nephew passed away at 23 years of age on March 7, 2001 in San Diego after a long and brave battle with Hodgkin's disease.

Antonio (“Tone”), loved for his wit, thoughtfulness and charm was a great athlete and a scholar. He was an avid bowler, skier, angler (fly-fishing) and a great storyteller. Tone could bring laughter to any situation. Despite his illness, he lived life full, fast, and free, inspiring those close to him. His friends and family miss him deeply.

Even at the gravest moments, Tone never lost his sense of humor and sought to assure his many visitors how grateful he was for their time together. He was more interested in our comfort than his. We visited Tone a few days before he passed away and  barely able to lift his head, he spent most of the time we had with him asking Adam what he was doing and how school was going. He wanted to know how practice was going for me and what kind of interesting cases I had seen lately. 

Tone grew up in St. Louis and after completing seventh grade at the John Burroughs School, Tone and his family moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. His battle against Hodgkin's began in December 1994 when he was a senior in high school. Despite his illness, Tone graduated from Jackson Hole High School in 1995 and accepted at Georgetown University in 1995 completed three and a half years of study toward dual degrees in English literature and government before his illness prevented him from graduating. During his junior year, he met and fell in love with Anna Shkolnikov, a graduate of George Washington University. They were married on October 22, 2000.

Tone was an avid reader and an accomplished athlete who enjoyed the outdoors, especially fly-fishing, hiking, golf, and downhill skiing with his father, Tom, with whom he had a close and loving relationship. He was an animal lover and always had good questions for a veterinarian. At Georgetown, he was a member of the polo team. He was an art enthusiast never missing openings at the National Gallery. He loved to travel and made many trips with his loving mother Alicia to Europe and her native Colombia.

Before his death, Tone told his best friend, Matt Schnuck, about his dream for an educational foundation.  He told Matt about his vivid memory of an extremely bright, fun-loving fellow grade school classmate who could no longer attend private school because of the financial burden to his family. A couple months before his death, Tone asked Matt to lead an effort, in his name, to prevent that same thing from happening to others. With Matt’s help, Tone established a charitable foundation with a $100,000 bequest to provide scholarships for needy children. Over 450 others have now donated to the foundation, a testament to everyone’s love and respect for Tone. It is touching to read what scholarship students have to say about how meaningful the grants have been.  Please visit http://antonioglassbergfoundation.org/grant-recipients.php to read some of their messages. Please click on the "more information" link below to visit the Antonio V. Glassberg Educational Foundation on Facebook and become a fan!

With his love for animals, we know Tone would be an AHF supporter and appreciate our donation to the foundation in his name.

We miss you Tone…

Adam, Mary and Dick

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