John Alline, the Jamboree Division Director, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on December 19, 2009. Mr. Alline was 58 years old.
Mr. Alline was a 36-year employee of the Boy Scouts of America and was currently the Director of the National Jamboree. Mr. Alline was also the previous Associate Director of the Order of the Arrow.
According to his obituary, a private memorial will be held at a later date, and memorial contributions may be sent to the National Boy Scout Council or any local council.
Mr. Alline is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Jean; daughters, Jennifer Garber and her husband, Jim, of High Ridge, Mo., Erika LaCourt and her husband, Vinni, of League City, Melanie Alline of North Richland Hills; granddaughters, Callie Garber and Kayla LaCourt; sister, Mary Gerassimenko and her husband, Michel, of Lahaina, Hawaii.”