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ALAN ILLIG

(New Jersey & Oriel 1953) (12 February 1932 - 27 March 2021)

ALAN ILLIG

Alan attended Rutgers University and went on to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earning a second Bachelors and a Masters Degree. He then served as a First Lieutenant in Air Force Intelligence, stationed at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany, returning to the States to attend Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Lincoln's Inn Society.

Alan was employed for forty years at the Harter, Secrest and Emery Law Firm. In 2006 he received the County Bar Association's Rodenback Award, given in recognition of his skill as a lawyer and the content of his character.

Alan joined a large number of pro bono boards, in many cases serving at one time or another as President: the Visiting Nurse Service, the Rochester Area Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Lewis Street Center, the Rochester Presbyterian Home, Trustee of Third Presbyterian Church, the Chamber of Commerce, the Highlands at Pittsford, the YMCA, the Boy Scouts of America, the Al Sigl Center, the Monroe County Bar Association, the United Way of Greater Rochester, Kirkhaven, Lifespan, and the Strong Museum of Play, of which he was a Founding Trustee. He was also a twenty-three year member of the University of Rochester Medical Center board. 

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