Allan Everett Wolff

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Allan Everett Wolff, 74, residing in Monument, CO, passed away in his home on March, 20, 2013. Born October 17, 1938 in Jamaica, NY to Louis and Amelia Wolff, Allan grew up in Springfield, MA. He graduated from Technical High School in 1956 and attended UMASS, Amherst where he received his BBA degree and a commission in the USAF upon graduating in 1960. Allan completed pilot training at Reese AFB in 1965 and went on to fly fighter aircraft including the F-100 Super Saber and F-4 Phantom II. A Vietnam War veteran, he flew F-4s in two tours of service from 1966-1967, where he distinguished himself as a combat aviator earning the Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Silver Star. Allan concluded his military flying career with the Connecticut ANG in 1973 and returned to school earning a MBA degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ. He pursued a career in business working for C.R. Bard, Inc. and several Fortune 500 corporations while living in Mendham, NJ for more than 27 years with his wife and children. Allan and his wife moved to Monument, CO in 2005 where he was an active member of the community and Monument Hill Kiwanis until the time of his death. Allan is survived by his loving wife of 35 years Sharon, devoted children Dean, Robin, and Christopher, and adoring granddaughter Emily. Allan was a notorious renaissance man, capable handy-man, car and sports enthusiast, but a dedicated husband and father above all things. A service celebrating Allan's life will be held on April 3, 2013, 3-6pm, at Swan-Law funeral home, 501 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs, CO. Friends, family, and all those wishing to pay respects are invited to attend.


Published in The Gazette on Mar. 31, 2013
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