Dr. Douglas “Doug” Allen
Dr. Douglas S. “Doug Allen, 53, of Quincy, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Canton, IL.
Doug was born April 23, 1965, in Vandalia, IL a son of Gerald “Cubby” and Shirley Suits Allen. He was a 1983 graduate of Quincy Senior High School. Doug graduated from Quincy College in 1986, finishing in 3 years with a double major in biology and chemistry. He attended SIU School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1990.
Doug and his twin brother, Dave, opened AA Dental Care in 1990 in Quincy. After selling AA Dental Care in 2015, Doug worked for Midwest Dental in Rushville for a short time then moved to their Canton office, where he was currently employed.
During high school, Doug was an All State musician, playing clarinet in the QHS band and orchestra. He was a member of the QHS track team, holding the record for the freshman/sophomore 100 yard dash. Doug was recruited by the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD for track. He was also a member of the QHS wrestling team.
Doug was active in DeMolay and other Masonic organizations and was an instructor for the International Association of Orthodontics. He was a member of Madison Park Christian Church.
Family meant everything to Doug. He and his son, Daxton, were best friends. He also enjoyed excursions with his mother and sister. Doug also spent much of his time “just hanging out” with his loving partner, Angel.
Survivors include, his mother, Shirley Allen of Quincy; son, Daxton Allen of Quincy; twin brother, Dave (Dottie) of Quincy; sister, Janine Allen of Quincy; niece, Lexi Allen of Quincy; nephews, Curtis and Colby Allen, both of Quincy: Angel Jacobi, of Mexico, MO; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Doug was preceded in death by his father, “Cubby” Allen; an infant brother, Jeffrey Allen; an uncle, Glenn Allen; and a cousin, Terry Allen.
Services: 1:00 pm Friday, July 13, 2018 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Chaplain James Riley officiating.
Burial: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday July 12, 2018 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: David Allen for the Daxton Allen Education Fund
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.