Alan LeBendig (1948-2009)
Alan LeBendig, Grand Life Master and former member of the ACBL Board of Directors, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. He was 60. LeBendig had battled multiple sclerosis for several years and resided in an assisted living facility, but he managed to play bridge nearly every day. He was a Grand Life Master with more than 15,000 masterpoints to his credit. He won the Keohane North American Swiss Teams in 1993. He served on the ACBL Board, representing District 23, from 1998 to 2006. He was owner of the Barrington Bridge Club in Los Angeles for many years.