Alan S. Reynolds
Alan Reynolds passed away peacefully in Santa Barbara on June 3, 2020. Alan was born March 24,1928 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He married his childhood sweetheart, Lois, and raised 3 children, Roger, Roy and Merrill. He attended Peekskill Military Academy and Rutgers University. He was a sergeant in the Army and served in Korea. Alan was an electrical contractor in New York and president of A.S. Reynolds Electric Company, which was founded by his father. He was active in his church, Boy Scouts, YMCA and local art group. After retiring in1989 Alan and Lois moved to Santa Barbara, where their daughter lives.
In Santa Barbara Alan was actively involved in the art community and attended adult education classes daily. After Lois passed Alan met Judy Powell and together they shared many happy years.
Alan was a devoted family man, successful businessman, volunteer, prolific and passionate painter and photographer. He had a love of life, was good natured, always informed and travel extensively. Although he suffered from Lewey Bodies Dementia in his final years Alan remained friendly, curious and enjoyed the company of others. Alan leaves behind his daughter Merrill, son Roy, and companion Judy Powell. Alan was predeceased by his wife Lois, son Roger and brother Jack. Alan’s family wants to thank all his home health aids, Assisted Hospice Care and Heritage House, where he spent the last year of his life, for the compassionate and excellent care he received.