Allan Dayton Moore, age 83, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2021. Allan was born in Malvern, Arkansas on April 11, 1938. He moved to San Pedro at the age of 5 and would spend his entire life in his beautiful town. Allan attended 15th Street and Barton Hill Elementary Schools. He would then attend Dana Junior High School and San Pedro High School where he played baseball and football. He earned his Bachelor's Degree at UCLA where he played baseball as a walk-on starting second baseman. Allan then attended the Southern California School of Optometry and would establish a practice on 9th Street where he cared for numerous San Pedro Residents for over 50 years. Allan had a passion for coaching San Pedro youths and would become the Assistant Coach for San Pedro High School Varsity Softball for over 30 years. Allan was a devoted son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, friend, coach, and doctor. Allan loved golf, margaritas, vacations with his family, and UCLA football. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary, his daughter, Meagan; his son-in-law, Krish Tewari; his grandchildren, Sujata, Jeremy, and Rowan; his brother-in-law, Les Sullivan; sisters-in-law, Inez Sullivan and Mary Puerta, and his many nieces and nephews. Allan will be greatly missed by all, but we have peace knowing he has been finally reunited with his son, Jeremy (JD).
Published by Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Nov. 25, 2021.