Gary Glenn (1941 - 2013) was a custom painter and pinstriper from Lansing, Michigan. In the 1960s Gary and Jerry "Spider the Crazy Painter" Drake were bitter rivals as custom car painters and pinstripers in their hometown of Lansing. Over the years they found out that they had a lot in common, so when Jerry quit painting in the early 1970s he sent a lot of work Gary's way.
In 1976 Gary bought a brand new Chevrolet Van off the showroom floor. He chopped the top on the brand new van 8 inches, before he turned it into a show car called the "North Star." The "North Star" was featured on the cover of Popular Hot Rodding July 1976; "Less than a year later, I repainted and re-did the interior." The new version was named the "Warlock."
The "Warlock" version of Gary's van was used in the movie "Rock 'n' Roll High School," featuring the Ramones.
Gary eventually moved back to Lansing again, where he opened up a new shop.
Gary died October 29, 2013 of a massive heart attack. He was 72.
Gary Glenn's Cars
Cars Pinstriped or Painted by Gary Glenn
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