In Loving Memory: Alan Saffron (3-29-49 to 4-19-20)
Alan Gilbert Saffron, born March 29, 1949, died on April 19, 2020 of a heart attack. Lovingly survived by his wife Genevieve, daughter Rebecca, sons Daniel and David, and grandson Bodhi, and daughter-in-law Wendy, and grand-daughter Milly. The family memorial and prayers were held at his bedside, limited by the COVID-19 Virus, surrounded by his family, the Chaplain, and all of his medical team, the Doctors, Nurses, and staff at TIRR MEMORIAL, true loving heroes, “Alan was the best fighter that they had worked with.” Alan was the author of his life story, “Gentle Satan”. Alan proudly became a U.S. citizen in 2019. Highly respected as a talent manager, he was Tobin Bell’s manager and worked on the beginning of the “Saw” movie franchise; as well as, Rod Steiger, Robert Downey Jr. and many talented actors he worked with as owner of Polaris Entertainment. Saffron was presented with the prestigious, “Talent Manager of the Year” award in Los Angeles. Alan was co-producer of several films, while head of the Atlantic Studios. Active in the Comic Relief charities, while at Atlantic Entertainment. Alan Saffron served in the Australian army, and was a graduate of Moriah College. A member of the Great Sydney Temple. His wife requests no flowers; donations to Brain Trauma Foundation, and the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
This obituary fulfills Alan’s last wishes