Robert David Scott, “Dave”, age 68, passed away peacefully and valiantly at London University Hospital after a long illness.

The son of the late Robert George and Barbara Beakbane Scott, he is also predeceased by his sister diane Scott and aunt Carol Telford.

He is mourned by his loving wife of 40 years, Susan McNamara, his son Nicholas, and daughters Katherine (Kayle Harrigan), Meredith (Wesley Cheang), and Alexandra (Jean-Michel Corbeil). Devoted Grampa to Adelaide, Owen, Graeme, Harvey, Myriam, and Loïc. Siblings Douglas Scott (Wendy), Laura Jones (Fred), and Donald Scott (Stephanie), Uncle Peter Telford, and brother-in-law John McNamara (Justine) are among the bereaved.  Cousins, nieces, and nephews on both sides of the border complete his saddened family.

Colleagues from a distinguished career as a forester with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, where he served as Hearst District Manager until retirement, will remember him as a true public servant and mentor.

Many friends who shared his love of music, laughter and sports will miss his presence.

In lieu of flowers or donations, the family asks that Dave be honoured with some time dedicated to family and friends appreciating each other in the outdoors.

In keeping with Dave’s wishes, cremation has taken place, with Inurnment and memorial celebration to take place in the spring.


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