Alan James Beal of San Jose, California passed away on Sept. 1 from complications of COVID-19.
He was born in Darien on Nov. 1, 1939 to James and Edna (Maut) Beal and came to San Jose after World War II.
Alan graduated from Lincoln High School in San Jose and graduated with honors from Santa Clara University. He was a surveyor for Santa Clara County.
He is survived by his brothers, Warren Hein (Claudia) of San Jose and Paul Hein (Gina) of Pacific Grove, and a sister Barbara Hein (John Pulaski) of Las Vegas.
Alan had a keen wit and a wry sense of humor. He will be missed by his friends and family.