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March 13, 1976 - May 4, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

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Age 45, passed away on May 4, 2021. David was born in Kalamazoo on March 13, 1976 and was always proud to call it his hometown. He had a wonderful personality and was a joy to know. David graduated from Comstock High School, Class of 1994. While there he developed a love of sports that would remain with him. After graduating, he attended college and would eventually work alongside his brother at Cook’s Drywall and Construction. David was an avid outdoorsman and when not working he could be found hunting, fishing and loved the mushroom season. He enjoyed mechanics, liked to ride his snowmobile, and build and race RC Cars. He was a loyal UofM fan and loved spending Saturday afternoons watching the games with his sons, family, and friends. David had a great sense of humor and he could find the joy in all things around him. His smile would light up a room!  He loved being around others and his home and heart were always open to those in need. His great smile and warmth will be missed by all who loved him.  He leaves to cherish his memory two sons, David Allan and Anthony Cook; step-children, Alexis Greenwood, William and Kayla Baldwin, Alex Finch and Jesse Giddings; brothers, Michael (Stacy) Cook and Thomas Cook; sisters, Krista and Kelsea Nuyen; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was preceded in passing by his mother Deborah Nuyen; step-dad, James Nuyen and aunt, Norma Nuyen.