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Nov 14, 2018
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Jake Copass, Cowboy Poet
(Apr 18, 1920 - Jun 8. 2006)



Author, Poet, Quintessential Cowboy, Woolgatherer, Natural Wit, Head Wrangler, Texas Cowboy, and a down-right nice guy.

Jake passed away June 8, 2006 and has been a treasure in the Valley that will be missed. One of his most memorable poetic quotes: "We find a thorn with every rose, but ain't the roses sweet."

"Horses are not mean; what they are showing is fear." Thanks to: The Olive Press Publications, PO Box 99, Los Olivos CA 93441 805-688-2445 [Photo taken by Dave Retz outside the Longhorn Coffee Shop in Santa Ynez, one of Jake's favorite hang-outs.]





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