Despite the fact that our community lost Allen Raymond few weeks ago, I feel compelled to add my name to the long list of people who publicly acknowledge that they will miss him.
For me, he embodied the soul of a true gentleman scholar who brought to every meeting both warmth and wisdom. His smile alone was enough to instill one with confidence. Allen and I worked together on many community projects, and I always considered it a privilege to be in his company. I miss him.