Durlin C. Cox, 63, of Baraboo, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2012 at the Casa De La Luz Hospice in Tucson, Ariz. D.C. was born Feb. 27, 1949 in Baraboo, and was the first born of Orville and Darlene (Burris) Cox. He graduated from Baraboo High School and went on to study at the University of Wisconsin. D.C. owned and operated his business, Resonance Research, building and supplying Van de Graaff generators and Tesla coil inventions to businesses and museums around the world. He was blessed with great intellectual ability and creativity. D.C. served his country as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. He was kind in spirit and a generous uncle. He will be remembered for his scientific mind and pioneering spirit in the world of research, inventing, electronics and physics; his accomplishments as a demolitions expert; his skill at the billiard table and love for the game of pool; his passion for the martial arts, holding a 10th degree black belt in Judo; his love of piloting airplanes, snow skiing and his enjoyment of great cars.
D.C. is survived by his loving mother, Darlene Cox; his brothers, Steve (Linda), Alan (Paula) and Dean (Denia); his sister, Linda (Arvin) Faivre; beloved nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. D.C. was preceded in death by his father, Orville Cox.
Private family services will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 as D.C. is laid to rest at the Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom.
Over 44 years experience building high quality and ultra-reliable electrical exhibits for modern science museums. Since 1964, Resonance Research Corporation’s high quality museum products have provided a gateway to science awareness, offered exemplary exhibits for achieving excellence in science education, and promoted innovative experimental learning. These demonstration and display products include: High Voltage Tesla Coils, Van de Graaff Generators, Plasma Balls, Crackle Tubes, Marx Impulse Generators, Lightning Generators, Physics, Lasers, and Optics demonstrators suitable for high-quality science museum exhibits. Resonance Research's equipment is interesting and exciting for visitors of all ages. Encourages visitors to learn basic scientific principles. Relates science exhibit activities to modern school curricula. Reinforces the formal learning experience. Serves as a catalyst for improved science education. Is very reliable and economical to own and operate.