Dave Cook

COOK, DAVID J. (DAVE)

 

David J. Cook (Dave) of Port Stanley, Ontario, passed away on the 5th Day of September, 2020 at home after a courageous battle of cancer.  Dave is survived by his partner Marty Winegarden, son Richard Cook, grandchildren, Megan and Sarah, brother Peter Cook (Linda Stinson), niece Katelin and grandniece Milly, stepchildren, Landi Lynch-Groenendyk (Jeremy), Lincoln Lynch, Bill Akerfeldt, Tracey Heffern, and 8 step-grandchildren.  Dave is preceded in death by his parents Brenda and Harold Cook.  Dave was born September 9, 1945 to Brenda Cook (nee Sharpe) and Harold Cook in Toronto, Ontario.  He grew up in Toronto, and later called Brampton, then Bala, his home.  He has lived in Port Stanley for 18 years with Marty.  Dave was formerly married to Eleanor (nee Diack) and Fran (nee Hunter).  Dave was a lover of antiques and antique hunting, particularly cars.  He was a big history buff and loved old movies.  He was also a big fan of the Blue Jays.  A private celebration of life will follow.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.