Class of 1960~Honorary


Alphabetical Alumni
Allen, David T.

Allen, David T.
Leeds, Utah US

David and Katherine Allen

Class of 1960 ~ Honorary. Married Katherine Pritchett, BYH Class of 1960. David attended BYH in 1957, and participated in Junior High Music. Eleven children: six sons, five daughters. Kathy was an elementary special education teacher in Page, Arizona. They have 13 grandchildren. Their children live in many places - from Vermont to California, with the youngest still at home. They had a nice home near Lake Powell. @2006 ~ ~ ~ ~ David (Class of 1960~Honorary) and Kathy Allen moved in 2011 to Leeds, Utah. They are both retired now. They have their youngest child at home, Davy Bob Allen (Down Syndrome, age 25 in 2013). @Aug 2013 ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: David Taylor Allen, age 77, passed away Tuesday morning, July 28, 2020, in his sleep at his home in Leeds, Utah from ALS. He was born September 12, 1942 in New York City to Robert K and Elizabeth T Allen of Provo, Utah. He married Kathy Pritchett on her 20th birthday, December 25, 1961, at his parents' home in Provo, Utah. David grew up in Provo. He attended Brigham Young High School in 1957. He then went to Provo High, where he graduated in 1960 from Provo High. David was an entrepreneur. He began businesses including Allen-Ward Associates and a TV repair business in Provo, Allen's Camera, Sound and Music in Heber City, and Deseret Computer in Salt Lake City. He received a US Patent for the Sync generator he and his friend Ron Ward invented. David was brilliant and fun to talk to. He could (and did) fix almost anything and he had great faith in God and love for his family. He was always excited to show everyone the most recent thing he had invented, created, or fixed. He graduated in Business Management from Missouri State University in Joplin, Missouri. He most recently was employed by the LDS Facilities Management in Page, Arizona. He is survived by his wife Kathy of Leeds, Utah and their 11 children including: Heather Allen, of Boston, MA. Judy Done of Logan, Utah. Aaron Allen of Allentown, PA. Alma Allen of Mexico City, Mexico, Adam Allen of Draper, UT, Abraham Allen of Leeds, UT, Ruth Waddell of Syracuse, UT, Samuel Allen of Bountiful, UT, AnnMarie Gordon of Alpine, UT, Emily Berriochoa of Phoenix, AZ, and DavyBob Allen of Leeds, UT. David is grandfather to 26 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He loved his family. He is also survived by his brother, Robert E Allen of Salem, Utah and his sisters, Liz Sherlock of Salt Lake City, Utah and Jane Allen of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St, St. George, Utah. Friends and family are invited to sign his online guest book at www.spilsburymortuary.com Graveside Services will be held at the Toquerville City cemetery on August 8 at 10 AM. [Published by Spectrum & Daily News from July 30 to August 2, 2020.]

Provo, UT 84604 US
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