June 23, 1924 – October 30, 2010
Robert E. Cook of Calgary passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at the age of 86 years.
Educated in Alberta and as a Professional Engineer of Alberta and Ontario, Bob worked in the chemical and machinery industries throughout Canada developing an intense appreciation of Canada and Canadians. He was a life member of The Engineering Institute and The Canadian Professional Sales Association, as well as an executive of The American Society of Quality Control – Calgary section. With his travels grew a great love of nature and the outdoors, and his active involvement in Skrastins Outdoor Club, Bow Waters Canoe Club, Calgary Field Naturalists Society, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and Nature Conservancy of Canada and Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Bob will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Eleanor (Wyman) and daughter Sharon and spouse Ken, son Bruce and spouse Susan, all of Toronto; dear brother of Jean Murray of Calgary.
Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Edmonton or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
In living memory of Bob Cook, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences