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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jerry G. Cox 1934 - 2006 Coronado, Calif.

Coronado, Calif. - Jerry G. Cox, 71, Coronado, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, in Coronado, from cancer.He was born June 12, 1934, in Wichita, Kan., the son of John Henry Cox and Dorothy Lipe-Cox. He attended Lawrence High School and Kansas University. He was a longtime resident of Lawrence.Mr. Cox served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot from 1959 until he retired as a captain in 1979. He worked as a United Airlines Pilot from 1968 to 1999. The Cox Glacier in Antarctica was named in his honor after piloting a Navy helicopter there in 1960.Survivors include his wife, Sue A. Cox, of the home; three sons, Kent, Kevin and Keith, all of San Diego; a daughter, Kristin Cox-Lobel, Temecula, Calif.; and six grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to any hospice or an organization of the donor's choice.