MaryLou Allec, 83, formally of Dana Point, CA, peacefully passed away at home on Nov.1, 2013. She was born on July 28, 1930, in Orange, CA. to Lena Mae and Camille Allec Jr. She graduated from Marywood High School, attended Fullerton JC, then on to San Jose State graduating with a bachelor’s degree and finishing her Master’s at Cal. State Fullerton. She began her long career of 46 years in education as a teacher then as a counselor. Her teaching career began at Coachella Valley High School then at Fullerton High School, and finishing at Sunny Hills High School as both teacher and counselor.
She lived on Balboa Island during the mid 60’s through the 70’s and then moved to Dana Point in 1980 where she lived out the rest of her life. Her greatest loves in life besides teaching were traveling, sailing, camping, fishing, photography, and driving her Porsche fast. She was an avid Angel fan and enjoyed almost all outdoor sports. When not traveling, she worked as a camp counselor at Catalina Island Summer Camp and Sisters of Sacred Heart Camp in Big Bear.
She is survived by her sister-in-law Jennie; nieces Cheryl, Yvonne, Cathy, and Anne; nephews Mark and Brad; and beloved friend Diana. And let’s not forget her faithful dog Oso.
A Rosary will be held on Wed. Nov. 6, 2013, at St. Edwards the Confessor Catholic Church, 33926 Calle La Primavera, Dana Point, CA 92629 at 5:45pm-7:00pm. The funeral mass will be Thur. Nov. 7, 2013, at 10:00am with the burial following at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery 7845 Santiago Canyon Road, Orange, CA. 92869. A reception will be held at MaryLou’s home at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.