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by MGPetrino
Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:11 pm
Forum: Cockrum Corner
Topic: Dave Cockrum has passed away
Replies: 120
Views: 189716

Dave Cockrum has passed away

I introduced Dave to Gray in Rockaway, NJ, about a dozen years ago. They both attended a little comics show I'd promoted. Gray was a wonderful, guy, too. Well, I am sorry to hear that Gray Morrow is also gone. I am glad to know that Dave met him, for he admired his work. When Dave and I were at a N...
by MGPetrino
Wed Nov 29, 2006 6:59 pm
Forum: Cockrum Corner
Topic: Dave Cockrum has passed away
Replies: 120
Views: 189716

Dave Cockrum has passed away

To me, Dave was a touchstone of my youth. To lessen my sadness at his passing, I started to think about some things he liked (at least back in 1976, and as best as I recall): Creature from the Black Lagoon Stratego Aurora Models Grey Morrow Douglas Fairbanks Erold Flynn Pogo The Martian War machines...
by MGPetrino
Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Cockrum Corner
Topic: Dave Cockrum has passed away
Replies: 120
Views: 189716

Dave Cockrum has passed away

For what it is worth, I called both the Style section and the Obituary section of the Washington Post to see if the newspaper was aware of Dave Cockrum's passing. The obit writer was aware, so maybe he will gain a mention in the Washington Post also. It would be a nice gesture.
by MGPetrino
Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:27 pm
Forum: Cockrum Corner
Topic: Dave Cockrum has passed away
Replies: 120
Views: 189716

Dave Cockrum has passed away

I lost a part of myself and my youth today. I knew Dave Cockrum for a brief time in 1976, and I remember every day. He usually made me laugh at a time when I needed laughter. He granted me a bit of immortality. For some reason he was on my mind today. Now, I know why. My deepest sympathy to Paty Coc...