Allan Abbot Tuttle
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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 .


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Published in The Washington Post on Sep. 4, 2008.
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September 10, 2008
Ellen, Mario and Family,
Frank and I are so sorry to hear of Allan's passing. Although its difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tommorrow. Our hearts go out to you in the days ahead.
Our door is always open when you come to Florida!
Hugs
Daphna and Frank Ariel
September 9, 2008
Ellen: Be assured of our prayers for the repose of Allan's soul. God bless you and your family in these moments where faith is the only thing we can hold unto. Gema and Frank Gomez
Gema Gomez
September 9, 2008
Gema Gomez
September 9, 2008
I am John Ives and I lived next door to Al in my first year at Andover. He was a good friend and a truly fine photographer. I still have some of his work. It was great to see him last summer at our reunion. I was surprised he had turned into such a fine lawyer because I don't remember him being argumentative at all.
John Ives
September 9, 2008
Mr. Tuttle will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to all of his family. Sending my deepest condolences...
Linda Vaughan
September 4, 2008
Al was my roommate at Andover and Yale. He was a big part of the formative years of my life, as well as a wonderful friend in recent years. I'm so sorry he's gone. My sincere condolences to Ellen and all of Al's family.
Tom Terry
September 4, 2008
How we will miss this man of great intellect, generosity, and high achievement. Our love and deepest sympathy to dear Ellen and to Allan's whole family.
Doris and John Curtis
September 4, 2008
We feel very honoured to have known Allan during our years in Washington. We will cherish these memories always. We send the family our deepest condolences.

Elisabeth, Peter, Michelle Hanney
Elisabeth, Michelle, Peter Hanney
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