Keith Cornick
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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Oakwood Memorial Chapel
3301 Paul Sweet Road
Santa Cruz, California, United States
(831) 475-2464

Obituary of Keith Benson Cornick

Keith Cornick, age 86, passed away peacefully at his home on April 5, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Sacramento, California on May 10, 1932.


After coming home to Santa Cruz from the Army in 1954, Keith fell in love with motorcycles, winning more than 50 Enduros as a member of the Santa Cruz Stump Jumpers.  His love of bikes and classic cars remained strong throughout his entire life.  Professionally, Keith was a Private Investigator in San Jose running his own successful company until he officially retired in 1994.


Keith also traveled the world with his family and friends. He enjoyed fly fishing for steelhead in British Columbia, beach volleyball, sailing, swing dancing, and meeting new people wherever he went. He was truly a legend.


Keith is survived by his son Gary, step-daughters Karen, Kathleen and Kristine, and his grandchildren Alisha, Shannon, Jocelyn, Charlie and Jackson, as well as other extended family.

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