John "Skipper" Ditty 83, Life long Boy Scout and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints passed away peacefully Jan 27. Born April 24, 1929 in Belfast, N.Ireland John emigrated to the US in 52. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice, to whom he was married for 60 years, sons Sean (Freda) of Redding, CA, Michael (Pamela) of Portland, OR and Patrick (Heather) of Rio Linda, CA. "Skipper" to many, a Scout for 75 years earning King Scout (Eagle) Silver Beaver and George Meany Awards. Faithful service in his church, former Bishop of the Rio LInda Ward. Retired USAF (Disabled Veteran, Korea and Vietnam) and USPS. Loved by all who knew him. Funeral at 2pm Friday Feb 1. LDS church 3621 Elverta Rd, Antelope.