BAINBRIDGE — Glenn Allen, a 25-year resident of Bainbridge Island, died Nov. 19. He was 59.
Preceded in death by his father, Roy Allen. Survived by his mother, Dorothy Allen; sister, Kathy Norquist (Bruce); brother, Don Allen (Kathy); fiancee, Judy Demick; daughters, Terilyn Allen, Jennifer Chang; sons, Jason Allen, Charles Nelson, Andrew Rauch; nieces and nephews and several grandchildren in Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Idaho and Hawaii.
Glenn loved trout fishing and camping, the NFL, barbecuing and cooking Thanksgiving meals for his family and friends. He loved golfing. He was a long-time gardener and loved giving bouquets.
His greatest attributes were his empathy for his fellow man, his strong and professional work ethic, and his love for his family and friends. Glenn loved the Lord.
He attended Rainier Beach High School where he began his football career. He played for the Olympic College Rangers in Bremerton. He played semi-pro football for the Kitsap County Chiefs and Burien Flyers in the 1970s.
He had a strong desire to live. He was a fighter.
There will be a memorial service Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at Living Hope Church in Indianola, where Glenn attended regularly. Memorial donations preferred to a charity of your choice.
— Family of Glenn Allen