Paul Speck, 65, died of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) on May 16, 2011, in Bend, Ore. He is survived by his wife, Rose, many children, grandchildren, his father Gene Speck, four sisters and a brother. A graduate of Davis High School, UC Davis and the University of Oregon, Speck was an athlete, scholar, vocalist, writer and attorney.
A celebration of his life will take place in Davis at a later date. Donations may be made in his memory to the ALS Association at http://www.alsa-or.org.