Town Square

Post a New Topic

Menlo College wrestling pioneer Lee Allen passes away

Original post made on Jul 10, 2012

Two-time Olympian Lee Allen, a pioneer of the Menlo College women's wrestling program and head coach for nearly a decade, passed away on Monday at age 77 after losing his battle with congestive heart failure.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 10:00 AM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Ali Nazari
a resident of another community
on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:45 am

My condolences to Lee's family (Joan his wife and his daughters Sara and Katharine), friends, the entire Wrestling communities. He was a good friend to me. I met Lee in July, 1977 during the Jr. World Wrestling Championship in Las Vegas. I was representing Iran National Greco-roman Team at that time and later when I moved to U.S. he invited me to wrestle for him in Skyline College. I have had many memorable times during 1980 to 1982 season and I am proud to say that we share a wall in Skyline College Hall of fame. Lee, Thanks for the good memories. So long my friend rest in peace. Ali Nazari Former Iran Jr. National Wrestling Team Arvada, Colorado


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 3,298 views

Marriage Underachievers
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,622 views

Politics: Empty appeals to "innovation"
By Douglas Moran | 13 comments | 1,595 views

A Surprise!
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,519 views

It's Dog-O-Ween this Saturday!
By Cathy Kirkman | 2 comments | 804 views