[PacMasterUpdate] Pac Masters Update, Mountain View coach killed by drunken driver
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Wed Apr 14 02:55:30 EDT 2004
Popular Mountain View Masters Coach Alan Liu, 31, was killed by a
drunken driver as the coach was riding his bicycle on Highway 12 near
Alan and his girl friend, Jill Mason, were cycling along Highway 12
when they were hit from behind by a drunk driver. Alan was pronounced
dead at the scene, and Jill suffered major head and spinal trauma.
She has not regained consciousness and is in intensive care at Santa
Rosa Memorial Hospital.
Alan had been coaching at Mountain View since 1997 Liu fellow
swimmers described him as an enthusiastic and motivated swimmer and
coach who work for the team went well beyond the call of duty.
"He was the heart and soul of Mountain View Masters," said Laura
Schuster, president of the club's board. "He was so dedicated."
"Speaking for myself, I would have swam to hell and back for the guy"
said Chris Campbell, a fellow coach who added "all the girls were
crazy for him."
Services are pending
and the Palo Alto Daily News.
michael w. moore
michael at mwmoore.org