Past NCGA President Jack Elliott of Carmel Dies at 69

Jack W. Elliott May 16, 1936 - February 10, 2006 Jack W. Elliott of Carmel died February 10 of pancreatic cancer. He was 69.

Jack grew up in Los Banos. He played competitive tennis as a teen and played trumpet in his own jazz band. He attended UC Berkeley, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha and played on the Cal tennis team. He graduated in 1958 with a bachelor's degree in history. He was a tennis professional before launching a successful 40-year career in the insurance industry. He was a longtime partner Crist, Elliott & Machette Insurance Company.

Jack retired to Carmel in 2004. Jack was an active member of the Bohemian Club, Wild Oats Camp at Bohemian Grove, Meadowood Country Club, Claremont Country Club, the Beach and Tennis Club at Pebble Beach and Monterey Peninsula Country Club. Jack served as president of the Northern California Golf Association and was a founding board member of Poppy Hills Golf Course. Jack was preceded in death by his parents and brother. He is survived by his wife Laurie Hunt Elliott of Carmel; his two daughters, Tracy Elliott Pisenti of Danville, and Katy Elliott of Bend, OR; his stepson, Patrick Hammer Fay of Minneapolis; and four grandsons: Jake, Justin and Grant Pisenti and Hunter Elliott. A private celebration of life for him has been arranged at the Claremont Country Club in Oakland Sat, Feb. 18 at 5:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Westland Hospice House, PO Box HH, Monterey, CA 93942.

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