Angus Crerar Scott-Fleming

Angus Crerar Scott-Fleming, 92, of Montclair, died on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Born in Straits Settlements, Malaya (now known as Penang, Malaysia), Mr. Scott-Fleming grew up in Scotland, then Leigh-on-Sea on the Thames River estuary in Essex County, England. He lived in Montclair for over 65 years.

Mr. Scott-Fleming met Winifred Williams while attending the London School of Economics, and married her during World War II. He served in the British Army in Dakar, Africa, and elsewhere.

The couple lived in London, England, and Montreal, Canada, and then moved to the New York City area, where their three children were born.

Mr. Scott-Fleming worked as a chartered accountant in London and New York City for several years before joining Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in their Corporate Finance Division, and later Singer Corp. After Pfizer sent him and his family to Istanbul, Turkey, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, they returned to Montclair. From 1973 he worked as a small-business financial consultant, and for 25 years as an income tax adviser for Gearty & McIntyre. He didn't retire until last year.

After the death of his wife in 1979, Mr. Scott-Fleming married Virginia Marguerite Wilson in 1985. Mr. Scott-Fleming enjoyed golf, sailing, hiking, reading, and especially technology, science, and politics.

Mr. Scott-Fleming was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Winifred Williams. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Virginia Marguerite "Peg" Wilson and family: Charles and Rebecca; grandchildren, Kyle, Kelsey, and Scott; his own children, Alison, Angus, and Ian; the Fleming-family grandchildren, Christa, Kate, Ian, Gillian, Colin, Alexander, and Felix; and great-granddaughters, Lizzy, Elora, and Aurian.

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Published in The Montclair Times on Nov. 20, 2012