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Allen Bruce Cook
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1947
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 2013
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Allen Cook and his partner of over 30 years John Stilwell have been central to the GLBT community of Memphis since the early 1980s. Allen and John took over production of "Gaze" newspaper shortly after its founding and co-founded its successor the "Triangle Journal News" in 1990 which they published until 2005. Allen was part of the Memphis Gay Coalition, the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Switchboard, and the Gay Speakers Bureau of the 1980s. He was also on the founding board of the Aid to End AIDS Committee (now Friends For Life) and was instrumental in bringing the national fund-raiser HeartStrings to Memphis. At his death he was survived by his partner, John Stilwell, and two siblings. He and John have been perfect examples of altruism in their community service throughout the years. 
 
Burial:
Body donated to medical science
Specifically: Donated to Medical Educational Research Institute in Memphis, TN
 
Created by: Vincent Astor
Record added: Aug 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114952649
Allen Bruce Cook
Added by: Vincent Astor
 
 
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- Karl Respess
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014
ANGEL DAY blessings.
- purple-lady
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
Angel Day blessings to a special man. God bless you and your partner for all you did to advance gay rights and the search for a cure for AIDS!
- Kate Duvall
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
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