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Allen Lowe, La Conner math teacher, dies suddenly

Allen Lowe’s new job as La Conner School District’s math teacher ended tragically with his death from a brain aneurysm Jan. 20. Staff and students in La Conner and Mount Vernon, where Lowe taught for 16 years after becoming a teacher in 2003 are grieving. Lowe’s love of working with children began as a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia in 1987-8.

Lowe went to Africa as an engineer. Born in Short Hills, New Jersey, he earned engineering degrees from Stanford and California Polytechnic State University. In Africa he met his life partner Andrea. They came to Washington state in 1999; she was pursi...


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