Allen Gart, 78, a Philadelphia native and longtime resident of Beachwood and Delray Beach, Fla., passed away June 5, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Adored husband of Marlene Gart and father of Stephanie and Brad Gart, Allen was the son of the late Celia and Jack Gart, and brother of Herb Gart (deceased).
Allen was a graduate of Overbrook High School, Drexel University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He entered the tech world in its infancy and as a national sales manager, he built successful sales teams for companies like IBM, Amdahl, Computer Associates and several smaller companies.
All his life, Allen was passionate about basketball, earning a place in the “Who’s Who in Basketball” when he played at Drexel University. An avid fan of the Miami Heat, Allen also watched every game featuring Lebron James.
Always caring and putting others before himself, Allen was forever optimistic and had a remarkable sense of humor. He will be remembered as a loving husband and father and will be deeply missed.
Services were held at The Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Boca Raton.
Contributions in Allen’s memory may be made to Trustbridge Hospice, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407. They provided exemplary care in his last days.