most talented in our class, Alan Lupi's talent earned him the
leading roles in every onstage
Oceanside High School
musical and dramatic
production for which he was eligible during his time there from fall
1957 until spring 1960. His talent, together with those performances, his
outgoing and giving personality, and his wit, made Alan among the most popular
members of the
OHS class of 1960.
Alan returned to our
little town to teach English. He first joined the faculty at OJHS
and soon moved
where he was once again, I am told, very popular with the students.
Then, in June 1980, he went
west to Los Angeles to follow his dream and try to become an actor.
Unsuccessful in that endeavor, however, Alan returned to teaching in
LA until his tragic and untimely passing in September 1986.
In 1972 while on
the OHS faculty