Mary Lou Cooper (nee Simonson) of Midland Park, NJ passed away on Saturday, April 6th at the age of 80. During her career as a buyer for Capezio Ballet Makers, she insured that comfort and style were ready for every dancer in need. Mary Lou loved Broadway, tending to her garden, reading voraciously, and was a proud and progressive Democrat. She had a clever sense of humor and cared deeply for those around her. Mary Lou is survived by her daughter Kathleen Cooper, grandson Dylan Gonzalez, brother Jay, sister Dawn, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth and son Kevin. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations in Mary Lou’s memory may be made to the Midland Park Ambulance Corps., 471 Godwin Ave., Midland Park, NJ 07432 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place,Memphis, TN 38105.