Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Former Yuma Citizen Of The Year Remembered

Frank-CooperFormer Citizen of the Year Frank Cooper has died.  The Yuma Sun reports the 98-year-old Cooper died Friday. 

Frank and his wife – Patricia Cooper – were co-­named the Citizen of the Year in 2008 by the Yuma Sun.  Frank managed several different retail businesses in Yuma and then he and his second wife Patricia were very involved in community events and causes. 

One of the things he is remembered for is fixing vacuum cleaners and other small appliances and then donating those to various non-profit organizations. 

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10am at Johnson Mortuary with visitation preceding the funeral.

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