Hartley R. Alley, NA0A
Hartley R. Alley of Boulder died in Boulder on Tuesday, May 29, 2001. He was 82.
Born April 16, 1919, in Lynn, Mass., he was the son of Hartley F. Alley and Lillian Smith Alley. He married Jean Yeasting on Feb. 3, 1943, in Selma, Ala.
Mr. Alley served in an Air Force band and later in the 45th Infantry Division in Germany during World War II. He was awarded the Purple Heart.
He was a professional musician, university professor, magazine photographer and a manufacturer of bicycle touring equipment. In the 1950s and '60s, he freelanced as a writer photographer, working for magazines including Time, Sports Illustrated, Woman's Day and Seventeen, He is also the co-author of three travel picture books. In 1970, he opened the Touring Cyclist Shop. In 1971, he founded and for 10 years directed the bicycle touring program for the Boulder chapter of the Colorado Mountain Club. In 1984, he co-authored the "Colorado Cycling Guide."
Mr. Alley moved to the Boulder area in 1970 from Bloomington, Ind. He enjoyed biking and ham radios.
Survivors include his wife of Boulder; a son, Hartley D. Alley of Denver; a sister, Verna Alley of Marblehead, Mass.; and one granddaughter.
Services will be at 2p.m. Tuesday at Green Mountain Cemetery, 290 20th St., Boulder.
Contributions may be made in his name to Aging Services Foundation, P.O. Box 471, Boulder, CO 80306.
Howe Mortuary of Boulder is in charge of arrangements.
Aging Services Foundation
of Boulder county
Aging Services Foundation - P.O. Box 471 - Boulder, CO 80306 - 303-441-4575
To secure the future for those who create it
Thank you so much for your organization's donation to the Aging services Foundation of Boulder county in memory of Hartley Alley. Because no goods or services were provided in return for this contribution, the full amount of your gift is deductible. Please retain this letter as the reeipt for your tax records.
We have designated your donation for the Respite Care Volunteer Program, one of the programs funded by the foundation, as we believe that is what Mr. Alley would have wanted. Last year, volunteers with the respite program provided friendship and support to more than 100 older adults and teir family caregivers, and we know that there are many others who could benefit from the program's service. Your thoughtful donation will help us reach them.
We extend our sympathy to you on the loss of Mr. Alley. He was a very special man, and we appreciate your gift in his hame.
Respite Services Coordinator