ALLEN, Douglas R., died March 24, 2013. He attended St. Christopher's School in Richmond and then graduated in 1963 from Hampden Sydney College. After college, he joined the U.S. Navy and served as supply officer in a destroyer based in Pearl Harbor. While in the service, his ship made two WESTPAC cruises with duty in Vietnam. He left the service in 1967 and attended Rutgers, the State University, where he graduated with an MBA from the School of Professional Accounting. After becoming a CPA, he moved to Denver in 1968, where he worked for a large CPA firm. He started his own real estate management firm, Allen Associates, Inc. in 1975. During his real estate career he served one term as president of the Colorado Apartment Association. He was active for many years in the Roundup Riders of the Rockies as well as pursuing his passion of waterfowl hunting. He always wanted to give back. As such he was active for many years in Big Brothers. He hosted the Youth Waterfowl Hunt as well as hosting Wounded Warriors at his hunting club. He is survived by his former wife, Karen; two sons, Rowan and Hunter; a daughter, Kristin; five grandchildren; and two brothers living in Richmond, Thomas N. Allen and Randolph M. Allen. A Memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 South Colorado Boulevard, Englewood, Colorado. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.0. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.