Bill Text: VA SR726 | 2021 | 2nd Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Glenn R. Croshaw.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2021-08-05 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR726ER) [SR726 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SR726-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of the Honorable Glenn R. Croshaw.


Agreed to by the Senate, August 5, 2021


WHEREAS, the Honorable Glenn R. Croshaw, who served the Commonwealth for many years as an attorney, a member of the House of Delegates, and a judge of the 2nd Judicial Circuit of Virginia, died on May 15, 2021; and

WHEREAS, born in Petersburg, Glenn Croshaw had deep family roots in the Commonwealth as the direct descendent of a Jamestown settler; he grew up in Colonial Heights, graduating from Colonial Heights High School, and continued his education at East Carolina University and the University of Virginia School of Law; and

WHEREAS, Glenn Croshaw began his career as a law practitioner and was a founding partner at the firm Croshaw, Beale, Hauser & Lewis, P.C.; and

WHEREAS, desirous to be of further service to his community and the Commonwealth, Glenn Croshaw ran for and was elected to the House of Delegates and ably represented the residents of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake in the 81st District from 1986 to 1999; and

WHEREAS, during his tenure as a state lawmaker, Glenn Croshaw introduced and supported numerous pieces of important legislation to benefit all Virginians and was a staunch advocate for the interests and well-being of his constituents; and

WHEREAS, Glenn Croshaw earned the admiration of his colleagues as a true statesman who worked across party lines to build bipartisan understanding, consensus, and respect; he offered his insights to several prominent standing committees and was especially proud of his contributions to the former Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, of which he served as chair from 1985 to 1986; and

WHEREAS, Glenn Croshaw subsequently worked as an attorney and partner at Wilcox & Savage, P.C., and as a senior affiliated consultant for Kemper Consulting until 2011, when he was appointed as a judge of the Virginia Beach Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Glenn Croshaw presided over the court with great fairness and wisdom for many years and served as a judge until the time of his passing; he served the Commonwealth with great integrity and dedication in all his endeavors; and

WHEREAS, Glenn Croshaw volunteered his time and wise leadership with a host of community and professional organizations, including the Princess Anne Ruritan Club, and he was a generous supporter of Old Dominion University; and

WHEREAS, Glenn Croshaw will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Kendra, and numerous other family members, friends, and colleagues on both sides of the aisle; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of the Honorable Glenn R. Croshaw, a respected public servant in Virginia Beach; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of the Honorable Glenn R. Croshaw as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for his memory.