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Janet Bright (Meigs) Allen ’52

Janet Bright Meigs Allen ’52, February 1, 2001, in Petaluma, California. She settled in Pt. Richmond, California, and was an eligibility specialist for Contra Costa County Social Services until retiring in 1992. She married Richard Meigs ’50, and they had two children before divorcing. In 1989, she married Robert Allen ’51, who had moved from Portland to the Oakland and Pt. Richmond area after retiring from his family business, Executone Sound Systems. Together, they enjoyed New Orleans jazz, reading, politics, hiking, the Pacific coast, their cats, and visiting with family and friends. He died in 2000 of complications related to emphysema. She is survived by a son, a daughter, a stepdaughter, four grandchildren, and numerous extended family members and friends.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2002

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