Goodies for our Troops, a non-profit based out of Wellsboro, is encouraging the community to help celebrate Allan “Oddie” Scranton with an outpouring of cards. Described as a hero, the World War II Bronze Star Hero turns 101 years old Feb. 6, 2019.
In a release, Goodies for our Troops stated, “Let’s show ‘Oddie’ we appreciate his sacrifices for us and our freedom. Please send him a birthday card/note and [Share] this with all you know!”
Scranton lives in his own home in Wellsboro, Pa. His daughters are Linda Gamble, administrative assistant to Wellsboro’s Superintendent of Schools and School Board, and Carol Scranton.
Cards (please no glitter) and notes can be sent to Allan Scranton, 10159 Route 6, Wellsboro, Pa. 16901.