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Glenn Davis

Grip

Glenn “Bear” Davis died March 12 in Los Angeles of complications from a transplant surgery. He was 56.

Born in San Diego he served as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. As a grip, he worked for 31 years on films including “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” “The Italian Job,” “Minority Report,” “Magnolia,” “X-Men” and “Die Hard.”

In television, he worked on shows including “Judging Amy,” “X Files,” “Family Matters” and “News Radio.”

He is survived by his wife Janis, three sons and a daughter.

Donations may be made to the Glenn “Bear” Davis Memorial Fund for his childrens’ college education; Bay Cities National Bank, 1333 S. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. For more information, call Ellen Abbott (310) 540-2265.

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