Loren was born in San Francisco in 1928 and moved to Los Altos, where he was raised. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and, upon returning home, became part owner of WhiteCliff Market. He continued in the grocery business with the opening of Driftwood Market, Los Altos Liquors and Cherry Chase Liquors until his retirement in 1985.
While residing in Los Altos, he married Margaret Paccioretti, had four children and was active in the community through the Los Altos Lions Club. He and Marge moved to Discovery Bay in 1986 and became active in the community again by serving as an Officer of the Discovery Bay Yacht Club. Along with his love of boating, he and Margaret enjoyed traveling worldwide.
He is remembered for his love of family, flying and woodworking, and leaves a legacy of community service. His days were filled with enjoying his many friends in Los Altos and Discovery Bay, growing his bonsais and watching his children and grandchildren growing. Watching the sunsets on his deck at Discovery Bay with a bandy in hand was a perfect finish to his day.