Alan Stanley "Hawkdreamer" Tobin, father of Marlene, David, Tracy, Eric, and Joshua was always in love with the Wild West and this was reflected in the roles he played in films such as young guns, the Gambler, silverado, Longarm, and 15 other works. As an archeologist, Alan worked in New Mexican pit houses, Tikal (Mayan ruins in Guatemala), and a historical survey in the Turkey Mountains of Fort Union. Alan was US Park Ranger for Pecos, Fort Union, and Bandolier National Monument. Read more... unknown newspaper. Born in Philly, he struggled with Polio as a child. Alan fought in the Air Force During the Korean War. In 1955 Alan married Annette Rachefsky and together they had five children. Alan and Annette divorced in 1973 after which he moved to Las Vegas, New Mexico where he spent the remainder of his life on his ranch with his two horses, a brown mare and a Peruvian Paso Fino. Alan enjoyed the rough New Mexican terrain, visiting the pueblos, studying about Native American Culture, and being visited in the summers by his favorite grandson, Eli. Alan earned a B.A. in Corrections and Law Enforcement from the University of Virginia, a B.A. in Social Work, a Masters in Social Sciences and Anthropology and, towards the end of his life, Alan earned a Doctorate in Archaeology from New Mexico Highlands University. Alan appeared in two books: "Spanish Pioneers of the Southwest" by Joan Anderson, and "Canal Boats West" by June Behrens and Pauline Brower.