Obituary: Elizabeth ‘Betty’ W. Gluck, 89, former longtime Darien resident, Glamour editor

Elizabeth “Betty” W. Gluck of Wilton, a former longtime Darien resident, who was an editor with Glamour and other magazines, died Thursday, Feb. 9, with her family at her side. She was 89.

Born on Feb. 13, 1922, in the Bronx, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna White.

Mrs. Gluck was a graduate of Teaneck (N.J.) High School and Ohio State University. After college she became a successful editor in New York City for magazines such as Glamour, Patient Care and Yachting. She enjoyed helping others through these organizations, Darien Chapter of the American Red Cross, Person-to-Person, Meal on Wheels and Darien Thrift Shop.

Later in life, she married Charles W. Gluck in Darien, who predeceased her, and had two children, Anne Orvis and her husband Jamie of Fairfield, and William Gluck and his wife Hermione of Weston. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Ryan, Allison, Hannah, Amanda and Caroline.

A Funeral Service will be held at the First Congregational Church of Darien, 14 Brookside Road, Darien on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 11. Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of American, 322 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or American Red Cross Connecticut Region, 209 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06032.