John Richard Allen|
John Richard Allen of Seattle, loving husband to Phyllis, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at home. He was 84.
John was born April 10, 1929 in Seattle, the son of Esther and Ralph Allen. He was raised in Seattle and graduated from Broadway High School. Following high school John (Jack) furthered his education at Washington State College. After service in the Air Force, he attended the University of Washington Law School.
He enjoyed 40 years as an attorney before retiring in 1997. A life member of the Seattle Yacht Club, Jack was an avid boater. He loved cruising the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound and circumnavigating Vancouver Island.
He leaves behind his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Alison Urback (Brian); son, Duff (Jennifer) and granddaughter, Bella.
Arrangements for a celebration of his life are pending.
Published in The Seattle Times on Mar. 16, 2014