Garth Allen

Garth Allen

Monday, December 22nd, 1947 - Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Garth Allen, University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business Professor of Law and Finance and Attorney at Law, passed away on September 10, 2020 in Loveland, Colorado at the age of 72.
Garth was born to Frank and Leila Allen on December 22, 1947 in Vinton, Iowa. He attended and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Juris Doctorate degree.
Throughout his distinguished 47-year career, Garth touched the lives of many students and colleagues alike. He also provided invaluable Insurance Law expertise throughout the United States. Garth was a proud member of the Rotary Club of Greeley, he served as President and represented the chapter at the International Convention.
When he wasn’t hard at work, Garth spent his time in pursuit of numerous favorite pastimes; annual fishing trips to Canada, visits with friends, hours spent tinkering in his shop, and intense card games of pitch played with his family. He was an avid fan of the UNC Bears and enjoyed supporting the university and the students.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Maggie (Perry) Allen; children, Amanda (Mike) Cook, Garth Tom (Jessica) Allen, and John (Heather) Allen; grandchildren, Perry and Jack Cook; and sisters, Dorothy (Howard) Spence and Linda (Harry) Sievers. Garth was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Richard Allen.
Garth was a wonderful man, loved and admired by many. His wit and wisdom will forever be missed.
Memorial contributions can be made to either UNC Foundation (for athletics) or Weld County Food Bank, both in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado 80634. To leave condolences for Garth’s family please visit
Life Celebration will be held privately.
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    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Garth's Shop
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Jane Marcy

Posted at 03:42pm
Dear Maggie,
I'm sending my love and sympathy......and will be thinking of you as you move forward.
Blessings to you and your family,
Jane Marcy

Pam Korth

Posted at 09:13pm
May you feel the peace of Christ amidst your sorrow. Prayers to all of you. I am so sorry for your loss. ❤

Gaelic Blessing
~John Rutter

Deep peace of the running wave to you.
Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
Deep peace of the gentle night to you.
Moon and stars pour their healing light on you.
Deep peace of Christ,
of Christ the light of the world to you.
Deep peace of Christ to you.

Rick Morris

Posted at 09:33am
Maggie and family, Marilyn and I were shocked by the news of Garth's passing. While I didn't know him very well, he was always pleasant and kind and he seemed to be always smiling.
Our most sincere sympathies to all of your family.
Rick and Marilyn Morris.

Steve Brinkman

Posted at 06:22pm
Deepest condolences to Maggie from from your old young friends and neighbors Steve and Gwen. We were very disheartened to see this news and we'll both remember and miss Garth.

Sue Anschutz

Posted at 12:14pm
Maggie and family, my heartfelt condolences to each of you as you grieve Garth’s passing. Hold each other closely as your loss becomes reality.

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