Cofield’s legacy: ‘One of the good guys’ had faith in a better Memphis

By , Guest Columnist Updated: June 13, 2019 1:02 AM CT | Published: June 12, 2019 3:03 PM CT
Guest Columnist

Sam Graham

Samuel N. Graham is president and CEO of the wealth management firm Diversified Trust. He is an elder at Independent Presbyterian Church, board chair of Memphis University School and founding board member of Teach for America-Memphis. He is a lifelong Memphian since 1962.

Glenn was not a first generation do-gooder. Helping others and promoting peace and prosperity for all ran deeply in his blood. An hour before he died, he collected money from friends – at a party for a children's nonprofit organization – to help pay the caterer's MLGW bill.


CrimeStoppers Downtown Glenn Cofield


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