Brooks, John R. "Jack"
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May 25, 1928 - Nov. 29, 2012
John R. Brooks (Jack), age 84, passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 29th, 2012. After retiring as Director of Purchasing and Transportation from Township High School Dist 214 in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1985, Jack moved to Pelican Cove in Sarasota. Jack was avid tennis player and boater. He also enjoyed volunteering for a number of organizations, especially as docent at Historic Spanish Point. Jack had been quite active as both Pelican Cove's Social club President and as their Yacht Club Commodore. Many will miss his wit, humor and great smile. He is survived by his loving wife Fay of 58 years and his son Michael and daughter-in-law, Brenda. Services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to All Faiths Food Bank at 8171 Blaikie Court, Sarasota, FL 34240.
Published in Herald Tribune from Dec. 4 to Dec. 10, 2012