Uhrig, Scott Vernon Born 11/26/61 in Houston, TX to Allan Jackson Uhrig and Barbara Hallie Austin, became one of God's angels on March 10, 2013. A talented professional musician he attended the High School for the Performing Arts in Houston. He went on to receive his BA from The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, his MA from Yale University and studied at the Schiphol Conservatory in Amsterdam, Holland. A current member of the Dallas Opera Orchestra, music was his lifelong passion. This was matched only by his joy at becoming an uncle 10 years ago. He found so much happiness in this new role as best buddy to his nephew Ryan. He is survived by sister, Robin McBride her husband, Shawn; nephews, Ryan and Dalton; cousin, Oran Meecham; grandmother, Vivian Austin. Scott was a lifelong animal lover and did so much to rescue those in need. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to KittiCo Rescue, PO Box 600447, Dallas, TX 75360-0447 or kittico.org. Family will receive friends from 6-8pm Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Restland Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:30pm at Restland Memorial Chapel with reception following service.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 13, 2013