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John Ernest Crook
May 25, 1928 - January 19, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">John Ernest Crook, b. May 25, 1928 in Croydon, U.K., passed on peacefully of old age hastened by vascular dementia while in the care of the fine staff at Hilltop Manor in Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday January 19, 2017. He was 88. John was the only child of Ernie and Alice (Bolton) Crook, served briefly in WWII and courageously immigrated alone to Canada in the early 1950’s.<br>He was a professional figure skater, photographer and salesman. He was also a sports car enthusiast, avid gardener and a committed family man. John is survived by Mrs. Joyce Ion Crook, his two daughters from his first marriage -Nikita Alice Crook and Dina Anne Layfield, sons-in-laws Uri Sanhedrai & Dennis Layfield, his twin grand-daughters Tovi Sisley C. Sanhedrai and Poppy Sariel C. Sanhedrai and his step-grandchildren Tammy Sanhedrai, Ben Layfield and Ryan Layfield. John will be remembered for his integrity, deep moral values and despite all odds, persevering and always doing his best. A Memorial Service will be held at the DODSWORTH & BROWN FUNERAL HOME-BURLINGTON CHAPEL (2241 New Street at Drury Lane 905- 637-5233 on Saturday January 28, 2017 at 11:30 am. Reception following. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The Alzheimer’s Society.<br></div>