October 4, 2022

Quentin Algood Obituary (1962 – 2021) – Wasilla, AK

Quentin Christine Allen Algood handed away of cancer at dwelling in Wasilla on Aug. 12, 2021, held close by relatives and friends. She fought difficult, and her very last feelings had been for all those she loves and leaves powering.
Quentin was born three months untimely in Fairbanks on April 28, 1962, to June and Bob Allen. She joined a brood of four siblings and half-siblings, who have been delighted that she employed their dad’s handkerchiefs as diapers and slept in a shoebox.
Immediately after her dad’s divorce and later on marriage in 1978, Quentin and her sister, Shelley, moved with them to Anchorage, in which Quentin graduated from East Superior University. She married Randy Algood in 1987, and they settled in Valdez even though Randy labored on the pipeline, later relocating to Wasilla.
Her daughter, Ariel Leigh, was stillborn in 1989. Quentin’s son, Robert “Bobby” Allen, was born in 1991 her really like for him was fierce and adoring.
Quentin was brilliant, quick, funny, tenacious, solid-willed, challenging and observant, even as a youngster. These features stood her in good stead all through her life as she battled debilitating well being difficulties that ended up poorly understood. A single of these conditions afflicted her eyes so that sooner or later she grew to become lawfully blind.
Quentin loved being outside. On a single searching journey, she exclaimed all she wanted for contentment was a campfire and coffee. She hosted an yearly Fourth of July barbecue and easily shared jars of do-it-yourself salsa from dwelling-grown tomatoes and bottles of wine from her currants. And could she at any time dance! She could line dance with her partner and waltz box stage and jitterbug with her father.
Quentin started her professional profession as a authorized secretary in Fairbanks and afterwards worked with Hughes, Thorsness, Gantz, Powell, & Brundin in Anchorage. Sooner or later she joined two of her sisters in offering computer system companies as SisTec, Inc. In 1999 she begun her individual organization, ITS Alaska Computer system Expert services, where both equally she and her son worked until this calendar year when she grew to become too unwell.
Quentin was not just an employer but also a mentor and trusted close friend to lots of. She was an affiliate member of the Valley Board of Realtors, which posted “Q, as she was fondly recognised, was a peaceful pressure that assisted many corporations and nonprofits with their sites.”
In 2017 she was supplied a Lifetime Honorary Membership by the Higher Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. She served on its board of administrators for a lot more than 10 a long time, together with as president in 2014 when it obtained the Chamber of the Year Award.
The Chamber wrote, “Quentin was an Alaska leader whose absence will go away a void for years to come in our hearts and in the men and women and organizations she assisted. She was a outstanding human being, a perfectionist, flawless in her work, modest, constantly comprehensive of kindness and willingness to aid some others.”
“Her organization perception, intuition, computer system understanding, professionalism, and humor were just a few of the qualities that designed her counsel well worth trying to get as you would from a mate who you know desires your enterprise to realize success. She will be skipped also for her sharp wit, caring demeanor, and selfless support to our communities.”
Quentin’s sister, Kathy writes, “She was organized, generally learning and energetic. I admired her ability to see quickly the ‘whole’ of a predicament, then bounce in and take care of it.” Her sister, Cindy, shares, “I looked forward to her primary rib each individual Xmas. She was my very little sister. I will miss out on her.”
From her mate, Susan Franznick: “I asked Q after what her beloved color is. She sang out ‘Sunshine yellow!’ Q will often be a little bit of sunshine I preserve in my coronary heart.”
Quentin was predeceased by her daughter, Ariel nephew, Paul Lopez mother, June grandparents, Ed and Donna Hoch, and Mel and Cissie Braund and aunts and uncles Char Rogers, Betty and Don Kinner, Ed Hoch, and Sue Braund-Clark.
She is survived by her son, Bobby spouse, Randy father and stepmother, Bob Allen and Juli Braund-Allen siblings, Missa (Jeff) Daigger, Shelley Allen, Cindy Lockhart, Kathy (Ron) Meggitt, Mike Allen, and Lee Ann Coady family members in the Allen, Lockhart, Hoch, Braund, Clark, Kinner, and Rogers households, like nieces, Tavi Daigger and Nicole Lockhart nephews, Darius Lockhart and Joshua Bennett uncle, Kay Hoch aunts, Pamla and Betz Hoch aunt and trainer, Francine Mears and numerous dear pals who had been far more than family members to her, such as Meria and Brian Hight, Susan Franznick, and others.
Local preparations had been by Legacy Heritage Wasilla Chapel. A celebration of lifestyle will be held this summer time.
Quentin had a heart for supporting. In that spirit her loved ones indicates memorial donations to the American Cancer Society (most cancers.org), Alaska Household Services (akafs.org), or Very clear Creek Cat Rescue (clearcreekcatrescue.org).

Published by Daily News-Miner on Oct. 31, 2021.