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Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Posted on: February 14, 2011 10:18 pm
Edited on: February 14, 2011 10:57 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit
B. Cook (AP)
The four-man Never Miss a Super Bowl club, made famous by the Visa commercials, is down to three. Bob Cook of Brown Deer, WI, one of the stars of the commercial, passed away at the age of 79.

The lifelong Packer fan had attended 44 consecutive Super Bowls before missing the game in Dallas due to illness. He watched his Packers from his hospital room, which his wife decorated in green and gold.

Cook’s Super Bowl streak included years where he’d get free tickets, years where he’d show up in the host city with merely the hope of scoring seats and years where he made significant financial sacrifices to attend the game.

"I probably could have bought a better house or put a couple new cars in the garage" he said in January, according to the Associated Press. "It's all worth it and I'm very happy with my household and the way it is."

The former owner of Bob Cook's Vagabond Travel Service started going to Super Bowls when he was working in the travel business. When asked in January why he goes to every Super Bowl he said: "I don't like the season to end."

"When football's over I wait for the preseason," he said. "No, I wait for the draft. Then the preseason. Then the season. Then the post-season. I worked hard not to let it end."

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Comments

Since: Aug 8, 2008
Posted on: February 15, 2011 12:13 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

RIP, man I bet he had some great stories to tell.  At least he lived with passion and pursued it...



Since: Dec 22, 2008
Posted on: February 15, 2011 12:11 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

RIP Mr. Cook! I haven't yet made it to a Super Bowl, and you just got primo seats to all of the upcoming ones! If I make it to one here on earth, my first drink will be a toast to you and your friends.



Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:51 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

What a coincidence! Troy Polamalu didn't show up at this year's game, either!

Rest easy, Bob, at least you went out with the Pack a winner!



Since: May 24, 2008
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:50 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

God Bless this man, it really seemed like he lived a great life.  rest in peace Mr. Cook



Since: Jan 11, 2009
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:44 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Boy oh boy...Rappy dangled the bait out there and you guys chomped down on it, big time.



Since: Mar 15, 2009
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:42 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

R.I.P. Bob Cook. Unfortunate he couldn't attend this years superbowl but atleast he went out a winner.Smile



Since: Apr 23, 2007
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:35 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

What the hell is wrong with you Rappy?!?!  Let the man rest in peace!  Have a little respect for the dead dumb a$$!



Since: Nov 9, 2006
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:33 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

What an insensitive douche-bag bastard you are!!


I hope the 3 remaining members dance on your grave in the near future!



Since: Sep 26, 2006
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Wow, rappy66, you sure showed what a "hot sh*t" you are.  Taunting a dead man who lived his life the way that he wanted and enjoyed the thing he loved most is real classy. 

Bob Cook > internet tough guy who clearly has no life nor any moral fiber.



Since: Feb 23, 2007
Posted on: February 14, 2011 11:12 pm
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

 "The Reaper" doesn't care how many comments you post, you'll die too.  I'm pretty sure if some major corporation offered you thousands of dollars to endorse something you love you'd do it too!  Do the world a favor and before you post another comment do one thing: Think of a few different angles of the subject before you click Submit, you'd be surprised what you can learn.


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