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Mickey Cook

Mickey Cook passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2015, from cancer. He was 65.

Born in May 1950 in Denver, Colorado, Mickey grew up skiing and enjoying the numerous outdoor opportunities living in the Rockies had to offer. Passionate about athletics, he was an avid skier, golfer, sports enthusiast and diehard Bronco fan.

Upon graduation from UNC Greeley, Mickey moved to the Western Slope where he taught and coached in Rifle, New Castle and Glenwood Springs. In 1996, he moved with his family to Paso Robles, California, where he continued his teaching and coaching career at Paso Robles High School. He will be remembered as a devoted teacher and coach. Leading by example, he challenged his students to excel.

Mickey is survived by his wife, Cheryl Gorman; daughter, Sheridan; mother, Virginia; and niece Tangi (Amador). He was preceded in death by his father, Art, and brother, Ken.

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