Cook Viewing Expected to Draw Thousands

Bill Cook will lie in repose Saturday from 10-6 at the Cook global headquarters.

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Photo: Courtesy of Cook Medical Group

The Bloomington-based world headquarters of Cook Medical Group, whose founder, Bill Cook, died Friday, April 15, 2011.

As many as 8,000 people are expected to attend a public viewing this weekend for Bill Cook.  Cook who died Friday following a long battle with cardiovascular disease will lie in repose Saturday at the Cook global headquarters in Bloomington.  The rotunda will be open to the public, friends, family, and employees.  Ropes will be set up so people can file past and pay their respects.  Cook’s body will lie in repose from 10 until 6.  A company spokesperson says there are tentative plans to have a reception following the viewing in the atrium area of the Cook headquarters.

Sara Wittmeyer

Sara Wittmeyer is the News Bureau Chief for WFIU and WTIU. Sara has more than a decade of experience as a news reporter and previously served with KBIA at the University of Missouri, WNKU at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, and at WCPO News in Cincinnati.

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