|LTC Maynard Allington|
Santa Cruz County
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 2014|
MAYNARD ALLINGTON, 82, of Suntree in Melbourne, FL died at home after a battle with melanoma skin cancer. He grew up in Redwood City, CA, was a U.S. Air Force veteran during the Vietnam War, earned a bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement and Corrections from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and had a career as a novelist. He wrote five novels, all of them rejected. His sixth novel, THE GREY WOLF, was bought by a major New York publisher and released as a mass market paperback. He went on to write many more, including THE COURT OF BLUE SHADOWS, which the New York Times called "Beautifully written... a sensitive and powerful examination of humanity at its worst and at its best." Surviving are his wife, Saundra; daughters, Aleta and Lee Anne; sons, Steve, Shawn, Cody and Lance; grandson, Brennan and great granddaughters, Dasia, Zaia and Jayla. A Funeral Mass will be held at Ascension Catholic Church in Melbourne, FL on January 11, 2014. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home in Cocoa Beach, FL is serving the family. Published January 9, 2014 in Florida Today
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: palsg
Record added: Jan 09, 2014
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