Funeral Mass Set for Chico Academic and Civic Leader Allan Forbes

Apr 30, 2013 4:00 PM

A funeral mass will take place next week for Allan Forbes, a longtime academic and civic leader in Chico.

Forbes died Sunday at the age of 86.

Forbes came to Chico State College in 1948 as an assistant professor in speech and drama and returned in 1986 as executive vice president of Chico State University.

He served on the Butte County Planning Commission and, for 21 years, he was a member of the Butte College Board of Trustees.

An 11 a.m. funeral mass is set for May 10 at St. John's the Baptist Catholic Church in Chico.


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