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David Miller Cooper, 49, Lifelong Stamford Resident

Services are planned for Wednesday, June 25.


From Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home.

David Miller Cooper died suddenly on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at his residence in Stamford. He was was 49.

A lifelong resident of Stamford, he was born Dec. 28, 1964, a son of the late Stanley F. and Rita Miller Cooper.  

David is survived by his brother, Jerry Cooper and sister-in-law, Beth Cooper; nephews, Bryan, Eric, Sam and a niece, Renee Cooper and other close relatives.
David was a devoted brother, uncle and friend who provided joy and happiness to those that knew him. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Brenda Cooper.

He was an avid volunteer for Stamford Hospital for many many years and most recently Rebuilding Together. He was always found at his nephews or nieces sporting events throughout Stamford always cheering very loudly. David was proud to be a Stamford Native and very involved in the community. He would constantly provide letters to the editor to share his insights for all of us to read.

Besides his family, volunteer and community involvement he thoroughly enjoyed sports. David was a huge fan of the Oakland Raiders, Nascar Racing, Kansas City Royals Baseball and a very PROUD UCONN Huskie fan who would attend many games for both the Men and Women's Basketball Teams. David graduated from Westhill High School in 1982, Bentley College, Bachelor's in Finance and MBA University of Bridgeport, Finance. His career highlights included Muehlstein, Meckler Media Corporation, Guinness America Caribbean, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Tyco, Southern Connecticut Newspapers and most recently Pepsi. 

Service will be held Wednesday, June 25 at Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Rd., Stamford, at noon. Burial will be held in the Temple Beth El Cemetery. Family will receive friends & family at the home of Jerry and Beth Cooper, Stamford Wednesday, June 25th after burial service.

Donations may be made in David's memory to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements under the care of Shippan's Thomas M Gallagher Funeral Home 453 Shippan Ave., Stamford.

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