SAN DIEGO – Scott R. Johnson, 45, of San Diego, and formerly of Algonquin, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. |
He was born July 7, 1967, in Park Ridge, to Gary and Alma (Gust) Johnson.
He attended Algonquin schools, graduating from Jacobs High School – Class of 1985. After high school, he served in the United States Navy from 1985 to 1988 and was stationed at Naval Station Great Lakes.
He was an entrepreneur and extremely driven and hardworking. He led a very active and healthy lifestyle that included Tae Kwon Do, hiking, biking and skiing in Colorado. He enjoyed traveling all over the U.S., and loved animals, nature, the ocean and California. He was a devout Christian and his faith was very important to him.
He is survived by his parents, Gary and Alma Johnson; sisters, Sherri Russell and Vicki Johnson; brother, Brett (Trisha) Johnson; niece, Rheann Russell; nephews, Bradley, Jacob and Adam; great-niece, Lexi Chambers; aunts, Gail (Tim) Cushing and Adoline (Spence) Hollis; maternal grandfather, Otto (Anna) Gust; many cousins; dear friends, Seema Tailor and family, Louis Ayala and Tony E. (Christiane S.) Nicholas and family.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Richard and Florence Johnson; and maternal grandmother, Ida Gust.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, Dec. 21, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Windridge Memorial Park, Cary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the
for cancer research, www.cancer.org.
For online condolences, visit www.querhammerandflagg.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Dec. 19, 2012