Daniel Delano Cook
Daniel Delano Cook
  • April 28, 1933 - October 3, 2017
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Daniel Delano Cook, 84, of Phoenix passed away on October 3, 2017. He was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Joseph and Esther Cook on April 28, 1933. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by the love of his life, and wife of 55 years, Shirley, and siblings Jean, Jerry, Bob, Floyd and Joe. Daniel is survived by his children Mike and Lori (Kevin), grandchildren Jennifer (Kevin), Christopher, Kenny, Samantha, Amanda, and one great grandchild Peyton. He is also survived by his sister Mary and numerous nieces and nephews.

Daniel proudly served in the U.S. Army, retired from Goodyear Aerospace after 44 years, and also retired from The Glendale Church of Christ after preaching there for 10 years. He was an advocate for reading, and served on the board for the Friends of the Phoenix Library. Dan preached all over the northeast Ohio area as a young man and once married his family went with him. He had a zest for life and loved meeting and talking to people. In the fall, in Ohio Dan and Ann would pack up the kids and dogs and go hike the Metro Parks Fall Hiking Spree trails. Daniel also had a love of owls. Some of Dan's greatest memories are of Ann and him flying to Hawaii to meet their granddaughter Jennifer and then returning to the islands on two other trips. Dan and Ann loved going to concerts, musicals, poetry readings, ethnic festivals and various other cultural activities. Above all, being a Christian and serving God was the most important thing in his life.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 12:00PM at West Resthaven Funeral Home at 6450 W. Northern Avenue in Glendale.