|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1953|
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 2011|
Allen Henry Dunn passed in his sleep Wednesday, 29 June 2011, in Renton, WA.
He was born in Bellingham, WA, on 27 January 1953 to Edgar P. and Betty Dunn.
He is survived by his mother, Betty; his former wife, Nancy B. Dunn; his daughters, Lindsey Ann Dunn and Kelly Jean Dunn; and his brothers, Michael J. Dunn and Jeremy W. Dunn.
He graduated from Bellingham High School in the class of 1971, an excellent student and ardent track athlete. He went on to study aeronautical engineering at the University of Washington, graduating with his B.Sc. degree in 1976.
Allen then joined the U.S. Navy, passed through Officers Candidate School, and served in Naval air maintenance, stationed at NAS Guam and NAS Whidbey Island while on active duty and in the Reserves, retiring in the mid 1990s with the rank of Commander.
In 1984, Allen began employment with the Boeing Company as a maintainability engineer and followed a career for the next 27 years that involved him in the E-6 program, the Joint Strike Fighter proposal, and finally in Boeing Commercial Aircraft new projects. He was known for good work, a gentlemanly demeanor, and was widely respected and appreciated by his peers.
His lifelong interests were in aviation, automobiles, pets, wildlife, hiking and camping, convivial gatherings, and his children. He will be missed by his family, friends, and co-workers.
He was interred at Bayview Cemetery on July 8.
Published in Bellingham Herald on July 14, 2011
Edgar P. Dunn (1923 - 1991)
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Added: Feb. 12, 2012