Allan Abbot Tuttle

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  • "Ellen, Mario and Family, Frank and I are so sorry to hear..."
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    - Linda Vaughan
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TUTTLE ALLAN ABBOT TUTTLE Died suddenly on Sunday, August 31, 2008. Born June 6, 1939 in Orange, New Jersey, he attended Phillips Andover Academy, Yale University and Yale Law School. After law school he joined the litigation department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Warton and Garrison LLP in New York City. He later joined the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. After several years, he accepted a position as an Assistant to the Solicitor General in Washington, DC where he argued many cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He left the Solicitor General's Office to accept a position as Solicitor of the Federal Power Commission. He then accepted a partnership at the law firm of Patton, Boggs and Blow. After several years he became the General Counsel with Gucci Group N.V. He retired from Gucci in 2004. He then served on the Board of Directors of Abercrombie and Fitch, a position he held until his death. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Thomas W. and Laura C. Tuttle and his brother Thomas W. Tuttle, Jr. He is survived by his wife Ellen S. Tuttle of Arlington, VA, and her children Mario Gomez of Gainesville, FL, Gina Gomez of Arlington, VA and Rainer Gomez Arndt of Arlington, VA; his daughter Katherine Tuttle Walcott and husband Greg of Fourmile, AL; brother David B. Tuttle and his wife Mary of Pittsford, NY. He is also survived by grandchildren Kristen Gomez and Luca Gomez; favorite aunt Esther Lemming Tuttle and many cousins and good friends. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Covenant, 2666 Military Rd, Arlington, VA 22207 at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 5, 2008 with the Pastor Beth Goss officiating. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Doctors Without Borders, www.doctorswithoutborders.org .

Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 4, 2008
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