Robert M. Scott (1923 - 2011)

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Palm Desert, CA – Robert (Bob) M. Scott, 86, passed away October 16, 2010 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Ca. due to natural causes.

He was born October 25, 1923 in Juneau, Alaska to Walter P. and Ellen Scott. He was a graduate of Juneau Douglas High School and Washington State University. In August of 1950 he married Evelyn Bratko and they enjoyed 57 years of marriage until Ev's death in September of 2007. Bob was a life long resident of Alaska and a retired New York Life Insurance agent
( CLU), serving his clients for 47 years in southeast Alaska.

Bob joined the Army Airborne in 1943 after his second year at WSU, and served in Europe in the 326th Glider Infantry Regiment. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to WSU to finish his degree in business administration and subsequently joined the Alaska National Guard.

Bob was a "people person" and loved to strike up conversation with most anyone he would meet. He also was a past president
of the Juneau Lions Club, past commodore of the Juneau Yacht Club, member of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and the
Juneau Rotary.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brother Walter P. Scott, Jr., daughter Jennifer, and his loving wife, Evelyn.

Survivors include two daughters, Roberta Scott of Gustavus, AK and Jody Hollenbeck (Scott) of Missoula, MT; grandchildren Kris Hawkins (Corey) of Missoula, and Robb Hollenbeck of Portland, OR. Bob also leaves behind a great grand daughter, Stevie, also of Missoula.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 4th at 1pm at Alaska Memorial Park and Mortuary. Friends are welcome at the Island Pub, in Douglas, from 2-4pm to remember Bob and Ev.
Published in The Juneau Empire from May 29 to June 5, 2011
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