Samuel “Sam” Scott, of Calgary, beloved husband, father, brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away after a valiant fight with Motor Neuron Disease on Tuesday, May 13, 2008.
Sam was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. He was a graduate of the Nova Scotia Teachers’ College and the University of Calgary. Sam spent more than thirty-five years in Education in Alberta and Nova Scotia. He loved animals, enjoyed and played all sports, three of which he could have played professionally. Sam loved his winter months in Hawaii and his summer months in Nova Scotia. Words cannot adequately express how deeply Sam will be missed, for he touched the lives of so many.
Besides his devoted wife Helen, Sam will be remembered by his three precious adult children, Heather, Kevin and Derek. He was predeceased by his parents, Helen and Beryl Scott and his two brothers, Dennis and Clifford.
Those wishing to pay their respects and to greet the family may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, May 16, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
A Private Family Funeral Service was held in Calgary. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Anglican Church, Stellarton, Nova Scotia at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta, Suite 400, 320 – 23 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2S 0J2 Telephone: (403) 228-3857. www.alsab.ca. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Very special thanks to E.M.S., Foothills Emergency Room staff, Lorna Cummins, Julia Curcio, Jane Rivest and Melinda Hatfield for their compassion and expertise. Thank you also to Cavey J. Starling, the Flames Organization, Sue Thompson, Darrell Maltais, Georgie Hawke, and the many friends and relatives who supported us throughout this difficult time.
In living memory of Samuel 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) 276-2296Print This Obituary & Condolences