OBITUARY: Alan Sanford Hirstreet


Alan Sanford Hirstreet, 75, of Hendersonville, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2024, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Alan was born on March 6, 1949, to Morris and Pauline (Levine) Hirstreet in Brooklyn, New York.

Alan was a true athlete, he loved running and once was training and accepted to run in the New York Marathon but unfortunately was not able to complete his dream due to his knee. However, this did not slow him down, he picked up spinning and also cycling. He completed a century and often ran for the “Tour de Cure” to raise money for Diabetes in honor of his brother Joel who died of this disease.

Alan was known by his friends as a kind human who encouraged others to do the same as well as “keep on moving”, they remember his great smile, especially when he talked about his family. Alan was a great husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, he loved God, his wife and children first, but he also loved cookies, the NY Giants, the Mets, the Nicks and the NY Rangers.

Alan is preceded in death by his parents Morris and Pauline Hirstreet and his brother Joel Hirstreet.

He is survived by his loving wife Cecilia; his son Michael Hirstreet; daughter Lauren Hirstreet; sister Rhea (Joel) Kriegsfeld; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and his granddog Olive.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2024, from 11 am-12 pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 12 pm with burial to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.

Please have your loved ones and friends send memorial donations to:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Office of Development
In memory of Alan Hirstreet
For: Dr. Muhamed Baljevic Hematology Oncology
PO Box 290369
525 Royal Parkway
Nashville, TN 37229-0369


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