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Thomas George Harwood Scott, 82

Thomas George Harwood Scott passed away peacefully at Worthington Pavilion,
Abbotsford, B.C. on April 26, 2004 with his loving wife Marilyn by his side.
Tom was born on April 17, 1923 in Buttress, Sask. to George and Mabel Scott.
His family moved to the Rainy River District in 1934. Tom helped to run the
family farm and also did various other jobs including logging and
bartending. He worked for Superior Propane in Fort Frances, Ont. In 1957
then moved to Nipigon, Ont. in 1957 and then moved to Nipigon, Ont. in 1958
to be town supervisor for Northern Ontario Natural Gas.
In 1961, he moved to Kenora, Ont. as town supervisor for ICG Gas Utilities
until his retirement May 1, 1988.
Tom and Marilyn were married in Kenora on Aug. 26, 1978 and moved to
British Columbia after Tom’s retirement.
He was predeceased by his parents; half-sister, Lucy Ableson; half-brother,
Milroy Scott; and mother-in-law, Evelyn Learning.
Tom is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Jim (Lori) of Morden, Man.,
Gordon (Wendy) of Lacombe, Cathy (Bryan) of Grand Prairie , Alta., Donna
(Les) of Steinbach, Man., Sharon of Thunder Bay, Ont, and Sheila (Robert) of
Thunder Bay, Ont,; 14 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Also surviving are his sister, Geraldine Smart of Emo, Ont; sister-in-law,
Joan Bruwash of Aldergrove, B.C.; father-in-law, Gerald Learning of
Abbotsford, B.C; and many nieces and nephews. Tom was a kind and gentle man,
with a great sense of humour. he will be sadly missed by all whose lives he
Even though our hearts yearn for days past, we are comforted by the thought
that you are at peace and have moved on to better times.
A special thank you to Dr. Wallace and Dr. Costantino. We also would like to
thank the staff of Worthington Pavilion for the loving care and support
given to Tom and Marilyn.
A memorial service was held Friday, April 30, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Calvin
Presbyterian Church, 2597 Bourquin Cr. E, Abbotsford, B.C. Rev. Guy Sinclair
For those desiring, donations in Tom’s memory to the Parkinson’s Association
or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.