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Allen 'Al' Butler

Allen 'Al' Butler, of Elburn, Illinois and formerly of Mesa, Arizona, peacefully passed away December 24, 2022 at the age of 63. In 2018, he founded the nonprofit organization Albright Good Shepherd, where he saved the lives of animals while helping special needs children. Al was a skilled dog whisperer and could train and help the most unadoptable dogs, who would otherwise have been euthanized. He had a gift with animals as well as with people.

Al is survived by his loving fiancé Tiesha Halstead; dearly beloved grandson Gionni Halstead; cherished sister Jeannie Meier; and a host of friends. He is dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

A celebratioin of life will be held; date and time pending. Updates wull be posted to Al's social media once determined. 


Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, IL


Please update this webpage for those of us who are unable to attend because you have blocked us on social media through Uncle Al's account.

Mary Fox Jan 17 2023 11:59 AM

Our Al,
For all the years of friendship, we thank you. Our visits to the Firehouse for Pizza will never be the same without you.
I'm so glad we got to Visit last April, I'm so thankful we got time to make lasting memories.
Loving you always & we'll be missing you forever.
Our love Al,
Tammy, Dave & Michael

Tammy Goldspink Jan 7 2023 2:55 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Allen 'Al' Butler

His Soulmate Tiesha Jan 7 2023 2:38 AM