Glen Sanford Cook
Born in the family home in Santa Barbara January 16, 1925. Entered heaven’s gates welcomed by his Lord Jesus on July 1, 2022 at age 97.
At age 18 Uncle Sam called him into service in WWII. He entered the Navy and spent almost his whole time of duty from one end of the Pacific to the other end.
When his tour ended he came back home and became and upholsterer. But he had always wanted to be a school teacher. So at the age of 34 being married and with three children, he started college while working a full shift at juvenile hall. He started teaching sixth grade at Santa Barbara public schools at the age of 40 and continued to age 65.
Glen was married to Eugenia for 73 years. They have three sons, Randy (Marilyn), Mark (Margo), and Chris. Five grandchildren, Alex, Lydia (Hugo), Ranay (Travis), Cassie (John), and Andrew. They have five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Shoreline Community Church, 935 San Andres on Saturday July 30th at 2:00pm.