John Albert Allison
Published in the Press-Enterprise on 12/20/2007.
JOHN ALBERT ALLISON
A Memorial Mass is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2008 at
Holy Spirit Catholic Church for John A. Allison, 63, of Hemet. Reception
following service at California Palms Restaurant. Inurnment is private.
John was born on February 24, 1944 in San Diego, CA, and he passed away
December 7, 2007 in Phoenix, AZ. John lived in Hemet for 31 years.
He attended Crawford HS and San Diego State College in San Diego. He played
in the Dodgers minor-leagues for two seasons. He taught PE and coached
rugby, soccer, and basketball in Nairobi Kenya 1971 - 1976. He coached
football at Mt San Jacinto College, and he coached girl's softball at
Hemet HS. He was head baseball coach for Hemet HS. He retired from Hemet
HS after 31 years of service in June 2007.
He is survived by his wife Linda, his daughters Shauna D. Allison and
Tara K. Allison, his son Joshua S. Allison and his wife Lisa, and his
two grandsons Curran and Noah. He is also survived by his mother Sue Allison,
his brother Thomas Allison and his sister Mary Allison.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the John Allison Memorial
Scholarship Fund c/o Hemet High ASB 41701 Stetson Ave., Hemet, CA 92544.
Services entrusted to the care of Matthew McWane, Director (951) 658-4433.