Allister Bennett “Biff” Cooke
Allister Bennett ‘Biff’ Cooke, born August 5th 1929 in Honolulu, Hawaii, died peacefully at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California with his family at his bedside after sustaining a stroke at 88 years old.
Biff has lived in Santa Barbara since 1946. He was a veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Painted Cave Volunteer Fire Department, and was a longtime employee of General Telephone as a lineman. Biff was well-known around town for his abilities as a machinist and handy-man, and will be sorely missed by all who knew him
Biff is survived by his wife Peggy Cooke, daughter Coleene Cooke, son-in-law Richard Turer, grandsons David and Robert Turer, and great grandchildren Jackson Allister, Aurora, and Remington Turer.