Aaron Hoyle Cooper, 27, died suddenly on March 21, 2018 in an accident.
Aaron was born in Port Jervis, New York and grew up in Portland, Oregon, attending St. John Fisher School. He moved to Pleasant Hill California in 2004 and graduated from College Park High School and University of California, Davis, majoring in Graphic Design. He was employed as a software engineer at Inductive Automation in Folsom at the time of his death. He had a lifelong passion for visual arts and music and worked frequently as a DJ, songwriter, and sound engineer. Aaron is survived by his fiancée, Hilary Berwick of Sacramento, and his loving parents Jacqueline Thompson-Maillet and Neal Maillet, as well as his sister Brenna Maillet of Pleasant Hill. Aaron was the son of the late Larry Cooper of Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was the grandson of Gloria Thompson and the late Lyle Thompson of Camas, Washington, Claire Maillet of Danvers, Massachusetts, and the late Don and Mary Cooper of Hot Springs, Arkansas. Friends are invited to a memorial mass and reception on Wednesday, March 28 at 10:00 AM at Christ the King Catholic Church, 199 Brandon Rd., Pleasant Hill.
There will be a second service in Sacramento on Saturday, March 31st between 2 and 5 pm at the Diamond Light Meditation Center in the Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community, located at 2791 24th Street, Sacramento. All are invited to share spoken or written memories of Aaron in celebration of his life.