His Life

To the best Friend, Son, Husband and Dad we all could have asked for...

Born April 13, 1948 to Albert and Angeline Cabito in San Francisco CA.

Alan grew up in Woodside California in a house his father built, and attended Woodside high school.  Alan learned to sail on his Dad's Soling out of Golden Gate Yacht Club, which became one of his favorite things to do.

Alan attended University of Southern California and got a degree in Business Administration.  Then moved back to SF and went to University of San Francisco to get a law degree, before deciding that wasn't for him.  

After graduation, Alan got a job at, a relatively small company at the time, Toyota Motor Sales in the South San Francisco Regional Office.  It was in this office that he met his beautiful wife Judy.  They got married September 1st, 1974, and were married 46 and a half years!  Alan got two beautiful step daughters in his marriage, Glynns and Tiffanie.

After Alan's father died, he inherited a 1968 Fiat 124 Spider convertible, which started his love of owning and fixing up classic cars.  

Then in 1978, after Toyota moved the family to the headquarters office in Torrance California, Judy and Al had a baby girl Andrea.  

Alan then started night school while working at Toyota to earn a Graduate degree at University of Southern California in Business Finance.

Although Alan got Business degrees, he always wanted to be an Archetect.  So in 1985 he helped design and build a home in Lake Tahoe Nevada.  That became the favorite place for summer and winter vacations for the whole family.  

Alan joined Bahia Cornintian Yacht Club and sailed his Dad's Soling out of Newport Beach, until he upgraded himself and purchased a Tartan 10.  He sailed this boat with many friends and family for many years.  

In the early 1990s, the family relocated to Long Beach for a shorter commute to Toyota.  This allowed the opportunity to purchase his next boat a Capo 26 named Scooter.  Alan and Andrea sailed this boat together for more than 10 years out of Newport Beach and Long Beach.

Alan worked for Toyota for 36 years before retiring, after being diagnosed with leukemia.  He and Judy then move back to the Bay Area, bouncing between an new home in Sausalito California and Tahoe.

Alan then purchased two Etchells sailboats and sailed them out of San Diego and San Francisco Yacht Clubs up until about 2015 with Andrea and crew.

Alan and Judy then moved full time to Tahoe, to be closer to his "Car Barn" where he housed his collection of classic cars, motorcycles, and boats he had refurbished.  They also started building a larger dream home, that could house the whole family.  They moved in to the home in November 2020.  

The doctors said he would only have a few years when first diagnosed, and almost 20 years later he was still living life to the fullest.

He leaves behind his wife, three children and five grand children which he adored.