November 5, 1963 ~ December 17, 2013
Martha Elizabeth Glower, M.D., 50, passed away on December 17, 2013 at home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Dr. Glower was born on November 5, 1963 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Having been raised in Fargo, she graduated from Fargo South High in 1982. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chicago and her Medical Doctorate from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. She completed her internship at Emory University in Atlanta and her residency in Dermatology at the University of Chicago Hospitals. She returned to Fargo, where she was employed by Essentia Health, formerly Dakota Clinic.
She married Jacob Glower in 1995.
Martha is survived by her son, Everett; her parents, Dr. Norman and Joan Bystol; brothers, Peter Bystol (Jean) and Adam Bystol (Karin); sisters, Mary McCloud (John) and Rebecca Sassen (Timothy); and nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Fargo, where she participated in the Handbell Choir.
Memorial gifts may be given to the St. John Handbell Choir or Hospice of Red River Valley.