July 9, 1940 — December 28, 2021Allen loved Christmas, so as a final gift he got to see his beloved lights and ornaments one last time before passing quietly away on December 28, 2021.

Born on July 9, 1940 in Chicago, Allen practiced real estate law and moved to San Francisco in 1988 to care for his (predeceased) partner, Paul A.

Anderson. A great chef and a wonderful host, Allen’s house was always open to friends and family and filled with laughter, love, and food.