Dr. Cooley was 96 years old. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Florence, and his wife, Louise, who passed away in October. He is survived by four daughters, 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, November 28, at 11 A.M. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Midtown, Houston.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Texas Heart Institute, P.O. Box 20345, Mail Code 3-117, Houston, TX 77225-9969, or the Trinity Church Endowment, Inc., 1015 Holman, Houston, TX 77004.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.