AUTHOR, EX-DAILY NEWS BOOK EDITOR BRUCE COOK DIES.
Byline: Holly Andres Staff Writer
A funeral will be held Wednesday for author and former Daily News book editor Bruce Cook Bruce Alexander Cook (1932-2003), American author, best known for his mystery series (under the pseudonym Bruce Alexander) about the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding. , who died Sunday of a stroke. He was 71.
Cook authored 21 books, including 10 Sir John Fielding This article is about the London magistrate. For the soldier, see John Williams (VC).
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Cook was the book editor at the Daily News from 1984 to 1990. He also was a senior editor at Newsweek magazine and book editor at USA Today and The Detroit News.
He is survived by his wife, concert violinist Judith Aller; children, Bob Cook, Katy Cook and Ceci Laiche; stepdaughters, Silja Talvi and Sonja Rosen; and five grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Temple Akiba, 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City.
Memorial donations can be made to the religious school at Temple Akiba, 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City 90230.