Glen was born on March 27, 1946 in Minot, ND, the son of Thomas and Esther (Arneson) West. He worked as a welder for a steel company in the area for many years. Glen Married Carol Padulla on June 19, 2000 in Salem, OR. He enjoyed woodworking, welding, hunting, fishing, traveling, and working in his yard.
Glen is survived by his wife, Carol West of Clinton; a son, Dakota West of Clinton; three daughters, Ruth Noble of Morrison, IL, Hazel (Milo) Becktold of Jefferson, OR, and Sharon (Martin) Escutia of Salem, OR; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and three brothers, Ben West of Salem, OR, Don (Mary) West of Salem, OR, and Jerry (Sally) West of Tualatin, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.