Alan Don Carncross


Alan Don Carncross known affectionately as "Wizard" passed on December 21, 2018. He had many roles during his brief period on this side: Brother, uncle, great uncle, father, grandfather and friend to many. Alan lived life to its fullest even though he suffered chronic pain from a serious auto accident in 1969. He radiated happiness and was always concerned about his family and friends alike. Alan was born April 13, 1944 in Kenosha, WI to Don Carncross and Pauline Hengst. After his mother passed in 1945, Alan and his father moved to Oregon. Alan went to high school in Waldport but graduated from Cottage Grove High School with the Class of 1962. He enjoyed everything from hunting and fishing to flying kites on the Oregon Coast. He loved his 38' boat "The Three Seas" that took him throughout Southeastern Alaska. A few weeks prior to passing he was quoted "Why fear death, when you're born for this last adventure, look forward to it, it's my last time to see this side." Alan is survived by his sister, Donna Rich, Juneau, AK, brother Charles Carncross, Oregon, his children, Carolyn Casey, Donald DenAdel, Pauline Escobar and Stephen Williams as well as a niece, nephew, great nephews and great niece. There will be a Celebration of Life this summer on the Oregon Coast, email [email protected] for details.

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