Scott Allan Cook
March 29, 1965 – Sept. 3, 2006
Scott Allan Cook, 41, Harrisonville, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006.
Scott was born March 29, 1965 in Paola, Kan., to Robert M. and L. Marilyn Croson Cook. He grew up in the Drexel area and graduated from Drexel High School in 1983. He was a member of the original QuizBowl team. After high school, Scott joined the United States Air Force, where he was stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska. After finishing his service he began working with wood, specializing in cabinetry, creating beautiful pieces that were perfect examples of his talent. Scott was a self-taught guitar player and very much enjoyed his fish aquariums and barbecue and smoking competitions. He was preceded in death by his father Robert M. Cook. Scott is survived by his mother, L. Marilyn Cook, Drexel; his significant other Jeanne Sidebottom and her grandson Zachary Burton, both of Harrisonville; and by his aunts, uncles and cousins. Scott will be deeply missed by his family and by his many friends. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at Wilson & Son Funeral Home, Drexel. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Sharon Cemetery, Drexel. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson & Son Funeral Home, Drexel.