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Lawrence Edward Allen

February 15, 1946 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Lawrence Edward Allen born February 15th, 1946, in Louisville, KY passed away early Thursday morning on December 21st, 2023, at the age of 77 in Surprise, AZ. 

Lawrence was son to James and Blanche Allen.  Brother to Horace Cannon, George Allen and Maxine Petty. He leaves behind a sister Doris Allen-Petty and brother James Allen Jr.  Two daughters, Brandi (Ryan) Harris and the other daughter, Brandi's sister. And two grandchildren, Samuel and Sofie Harris. 

He grew up in Louisville, KY where he joined the United States Army and proudly served two tours in Viet Nam.  Soon after being discharged, he was recruited by Grandview College in Des Moines, IA to play basketball. He continued with sports to play semi-pro football for the Newton Nighthawks in Iowa. Later to be inducted into the AFA Football Hall of Fame in July 2016. 

He went on to work for a non-profit organization then settled in a career with the Veteran's Affairs Administration in Iowa.  He later retired to Phoenix in 2008. 

He was a great friend to everyone that knew him and will be loved and missed by all. 

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