71st Anniversary Reunion in Tucson
by Nancy A. Nease - 10 December 2011 - Published 3:29pm PST - Updated 13 December 2011 2:03am PST
He didn't make it to the 70th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Commemoration ceremonies. He had to cancel just two weeks before he was due to leave for Hawaii; health issues.
Glenn Harvey Lane of Oak Harbor, WA passed away this morning, December 10, 2011. He was stationed onboard the USS Arizona during the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Lane was not just a survivor of one ship, USS Arizona; he survived a second ship, USS Nevada.
"We started to go to the third deck and 'General Quarters' sounded. We had a G.Q. station which was a repair station aft on the quarter deck." Lane recalled.
Left to Right: Lewis Conter, Loren Bruner, Donald Stratton, John Anderson,
Joseph Langdell, Edward Wentzlaff and Lonnie Cook.
USS Arizona Survivors pose for pictures in front of a replica of the ship during a tour of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii. 6 December 2011.