CROOK, Gary Evan, 61 - of Northfield peacefully passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014 surrounded by family, after a yearlong courageous battle with cancer.
Born on December 8, 1952 in Oakland, CA, but it was Northfield Gary called his home, attending Northfield Public Schools and Mainland Regional HS graduating in 1971 where he met the love of his life, Lynn Almo, who he later married and raised Ashlyn and Kelley. Gary excelled in football and baseball. He also enjoyed coaching his daughters in softball and basketball. Gary is remembered best for his love of his family, followed by his love of golf, cooking, skiing and hunting. He was owner of Gary's Pool Services and deeply loved by all his employees, Ashlyn Crook and Jake.
He is survived by his wife Lynn; daughters Ashlyn and Kelley (Larry); sister Debbie (Phil) Sinrich of Boston, MA; father Warren Crook; grandson Mason. He was predeceased by his mother Kay Crook.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Sunday, May 25th from 11:00am to 1:00pm followed by Funeral Service at 1:00pm at the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home, 1707 New Road, Linwood.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Ashlyn Crook Education Fund, c/o 29 S. Laurel Drive, Somers Point, NJ 08244. (ghwimberg.com)