Family-Placed Death Notice
ROBINSON, Scott SCOTT ANDRE ROBINSON Scott A. Robinson was a dedicated son, husband, father, friend, educator, and advocate for justice. He was born to Patricia Alsup Robinson on April 16, 1966 and transitioned to be with the Lord on June 14, 2013 after a lifelong battle with sickle cell anemia. Born and raised in Minneapolis, his grandparents Frank and Viola Alsup instilled integrity, honesty, and honorability in him. Inspired by his grandfather Scott was involved in the NAACP Youth organization and Sickle Cell advocacy work. Scott served as an advocate for the Alzheimers Association at the Georgia state legislature. Scott graduated from Morehouse College in 1992. During and after college, Scott was an intern at Johnson Publishing Company (Ebony and Jet Magazine). Scott spent more than 16 years teaching in public and private schools, in both Minneapolis and Atlanta. He created and implemented a Civil Rights Immersion Learning program; taking students from Minnesota to the historic southern states. Scott's bright smile and loving spirit is what people will remember most about Scott. He is survived by mother Patricia Alsup Robinson; wife Sonia; sons Sage, David, and Alonzo; goddaughter Tyiesha Young; Samantha Shepherd and other relatives; and hundreds of friends who loved him dearly. His life is being celebrated on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the Murray Brothers Funeral Home at 1 PM. A celebratory toast will take place promptly at 1:11 PM to commemorate the love that Scott shared with his family. A second memorial service will be on July 7 at 1 PM at the Emmanuel Tabernacle Church, 2501 E. 22nd St in Minneapolis Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, please make a monetary contribution to the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia in Scott's honor. www.sicklecellga.org. Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel, 1199 Utoy Springs Rd. SW (404) 349-3000 www.mbfh.com.