Glen Sanford Cook

Date of Birth

January 16, 1925

Date of Death

July 1, 2022

City of Death

Santa Barbara

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. 


Please note this login is to submit events or press releases. Use this page here to login for your Independent subscription

Not a member? Sign up here.