Barrie Ellison Cooper
October 7, 1922, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Naturalized American 1948. Passed away January 25, 2010.
Worked on the Alaskan Highway for two years, entered training as an X-Ray technician in LaMont, Alberta where he met his wife Mary. Lived in Ogden, Utah for two years. Chief Technologist at the Charles T. Miller Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, 6 years.
Member of the American College of Health Care Executives. Served as Executive Director of:
Apple River Valley Memorial Hospital, Amery, Wisconsin
G.N. Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth, Maine
Served a lengthy engagement with the American Hospital Association, and six years with Massachusetts Hospital Association, Applied Management Systems, Engineering Division.
After traveling the world, United States and Canada for two years, retiring in Sun City, Arizona, Barrie and his wife Mary worked for nine years as a realtor team with Ken Mead Realty in Arizona.
Barrie became an Elder in the Faith Presbyterian Church in 1997.
He was predeceased by his wife and youngest daughter and is survived by his daughter Jean Dix, four grand children: Brooke Hurley Tomeo (Boston), Aaron A. Dix (Glendale, Arizona), Ryan C. Thompson, and Joshua Thompson (Lincoln, Illinois). Two great granddaughters: Madison Bailey Dix (Glendale, Arizona), and Mira Thompson (Lincoln, Illinois).
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