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Alan Gordon Cox

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Published in Boston Globe on December 3, 2022

COX, Alan Gordon Age 67, of Merrimac, MA, passed November 30, 2022, surrounded by family. Predeceased by parents, William D. Cox and Beatrice Cox (Denzin); and brother, Joseph Cox of Haverhill; and sister-in-law, Paula Cox of Groveland. Survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Sandra Cox (Guy); daughter, Elizabeth Cox; son-in-law, Christopher Gurley; sister, Jennifer Dalrymple and husband, Mike Dalrymple; brothers, David Cox, William Cox and partner, Joel Gagnon, John Cox, and Stephen and Melissa Cox; many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Alan was known for his generosity, warmth of spirit, great sense of humor, hearty laugh and quick wit. He was an avid golfer, fisherman, and enjoyed traveling with close friends and family. Loved to cook delicious meals for his family and friends and his meals were always paired with the perfect wines. Worked in the Wine and Spirits industry for 40 years and served as the General Manager for M.S. Walker for the past 18 years in New Hampshire. Alan was highly regarded as an expert in his field and was awarded the 2013 Business Partner of the Year by the New Hampshire Liquor Commission. Above all else, Alan was devoted to his family, a loving husband, and proud father who never missed an event in his wife’s or daughter’s life, no matter how big or small.

Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, December 10, in Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main Street, HAVERHILL, from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS), P.O. Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574 or at For guestbook, visit