Deborah Winslow Cooper of Raleigh, North Carolina passed away on August 27, 2014 at the age of 70.
She is predeceased by her parents Charles Yelland and Doris Winslow Yelland.
She and her husband Garrett were instrumental in starting the first off-leash dog park, Millbrook Dog Park in Raleigh. She was a great friend to dogs and humans alike. She always had a quick smile and shared her sense of humor with everyone she met.
She is survived by her beloved husband Garrett, her sister and brother-in-law Connie and Allan Dyleski, her seven children; Lorraine Viola and husband Matthew, Jeff Scala and wife Susan, Gerry Scala, Donald Scala, Sue Ellis and husband Mike, Scott Cooper and his partner Nicole Haut, and Jenn Mortensen and husband Erik, as well as her nine grandchildren.
Family request donations to Alzheimer’s Association, 3739 National Dr, Suite 110 Raleigh NC 27612.
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A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at Renaissance Funeral Home, 7615 Six Forks Rd Raleigh NC 27615. Condolences: rfhr.com