September 24, 1954-May 18, 2016 Alan "Al" Speed passed away on May 18, 2016, at Harborview Medical Center, with his loving wife and family members at his bedside. Al was 61 years old. He is survived by his wife, Debbie of 22 years. Al is also survived by his daughter, Melissa Dawn Speed; stepson, Aaron Akers (Jennifer); grandson, Ethan Akera; his mother, Esther Speed; brothers: Gary (Billie), John (Jana), and Dale (Denise) Speed; sisters: Gail (Bert) Swain, Shirley (Jack) Overton, Ramona Engle, Monya (Mike) Eanes, and mother-in-law, Arlene Comstock. Al was born in Brewster, Wash., September 24, 1954. Al served in the Navy from 1972-1976. He joined the Snohomish County PUD in 1979 as a meter reader. Over the next 37 years, he worked his way up to become the "Stores Planner". A Life Celebration will be held at Cascade High School, 801 E Casino Rd, Everett, WA 98203 on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Al's love of life. Finger food optional for those who want to stay and visit, and share stories about Al, if you would like.
Published by The Herald (Everett) from Jun. 19 to Jun. 24, 2016.