Dennis Allen, 66, was born July 25, 1947 in San Diego and passed away July 27, 2013 in Arizona. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree from San Diego State and was a long-standing clinical lab scientist at Fallbrook Hospital.
Dennis enjoyed playing softball, especially in the senior league, in addition to many other athletic pursuits. He had a passion for restoring classic cars in addition to racing stock and Formula V cars. With an adventuresome spirit, Dennis was always game to do anything fun and had a large circle of friends.
He served a total of eight years on the Fallbrook Union High School District board of trustees, was a dedicated volunteer of the Fallbrook Football Boosters, and coached many seasons with Fallbrook Youth Baseball.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Gloria; sons Steve Stephen (Amy) of Orangevale, Calif., Sean Stephen of Oceanside, Calif., Benjamin Allen of La Mesa, Calif.; sisters Cherry Dobbs of Alta Loma, Calif. and Mary Otte (Larry) of Peoria, Ariz.; grandchildren, Macy, Kinsey and Jackson Stephen, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and June Allen, and brother, Donald Allen.
A memorial service was held in his honor on Aug. 3 at Fallbrook Golf Club. The family recommends that donations in his memory be made to the American Heart Association.