Obituary: Gary Lee Allen Sr., 75
November 29, 2018
Gary Lee Allen Sr., 75, passed away on Nov. 14, 2018 in Juneau, Alaska losing his battle with cancer.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1943 in Olympia, Washington to Wes and Helen Allen. He was a resident of Wrangell and lived in Southeast Alaska for 61 years.
He was the owner/operator of Stikine Salvage and Stikine Transportation. He was a member of the Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department, where he served 11 years, then remained in the reserves in 1988.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ginny Gillen-Allen; mother, Helen Allen; father, Wes Allen; and brothers, Mike and Darell Allen.
He is survived by children, Lynn Allen, Gary Allen Jr., Theresa Allen, and Penny Allen; ten grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held at Harbor Light Assembly of God on Nov. 24 and his ashes will be spread on Farm Island, Alaska.