July 7, 1938 – Vermilion, AB
January 15, 2015– Calgary, AB
John Scott, beloved husband of Helen Scott of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the age of 76 years.
John was born and raised in Vermilion. He attended the University of Alberta and graduated with degrees in Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering. John Married Helen Sedo on August 17, 1963 in Edmonton. John was employed with Chevron as a petroleum engineer and later with Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority (AOSTRA). He was a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and Hope Lutheran Church. John enjoyed fishing, yearly camping trips to Moose Lake, trips to California and Hawaii. John will be remembered for his generosity and kindness by everyone who knew him.
John is survived by his loving wife Helen, children, Judy (Norman) Gignac of Valleyview, AB, David Scott of Calgary and Douglas (Ulrika) Scott of Sturefors, Sweden, seven grandchildren Brett and Derek Gignac, Tiffany and Kaylie Scott, Noah, Miriam and Sara Scott, two brothers Gordon (Helen) Scott and Dale (Karin) Scott and a sister Dorothy Scully, Helen’s brothers Victor (Hilde) Sedo, Rev. Ronald (Marilyn) Sedo and Dr. Philip (Jean) Sedo, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Fred Scott and two brothers-in-law Roger Scully and Donald Sedo.
Funeral Services will be held at Hope Lutheran Church (3527 Boulton Road NW) on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank Dr. D. Heng, Dr. J. Ma, Dr. A. Bergh and the wonderful staff on unit 47 at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca. or to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29 Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. 403-521-3723.
In living memory of John Scott, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences