Author L. Rea- RIP
Author L Rea (real name Scott Jensen) passed away this weekend according to Vince Goodrum from renal failure.
For those of you who have been in the industry awhile, you know the personality of Author. He created ALRI Supplements and one of the few Amino Acid products i actually use (Humapro)
He was known for being a very vocal critic inside and outside our industry and wrote a fair amount of articles. Either you loved him or hated him, he was a force in the industry.
Until we can confirm the death of Scott Jensen (Author L. Rea) i am going off what has been written in forums.
Confirmed Scott Jensen, aka Author L. Rea did indeed pass away. From Legacy.com Obituary for Scott Jensen (obituary for Author L. Rea)
Scott M. Jensen
Oak View, CA
Scott M. Jensen, 59 of Oak View passed away early Saturday Morning October 8, 2016.
Scott was born April 23, 1957 in Palo Alto and was a Ventura County resident for the past 14 years coming from San Jose.
We mourn the loss of an industry pioneer, writer and developer of ALR Industries, Author L. Rea. During his tenure at ALR Author helped pioneer some of the most unique-to-market products the fitness industry has ever seen. His scientific mind and charming personality helped him lead ALR into iconic status until his retirement to battle a disease that ultimately took his life. A charasmatic loyal friend to those closest to him Author always took time to greet friends and fans with tremendous ardor and appreciation.
Scott enjoyed weight lifting, body building, corvettes and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Scott is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Laina M. Jensen; daughter Christina Crawford and her husband Willie of Washington; son Zachary Jensen of Ventura; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donnie and Kathie Rea, of Ventura; granddaughter Kamiah Crawford.
A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please honor Scott with a Memorial Donation to the National Kidney Foundation , 15490 Ventura Boulevard #210 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.
Arrangements are under the direction of the JOSEPH P. REARDON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, Ventura.
Published in Ventura County Star from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2016