W. SCOTT ANDRUS W. Scott Andrus died peacefully at home in Eldorado on May 19, 2013, from multiple melanoma. He was born on August 10, 1938 in New York City and graduated from Wagner College, Staten Island, New York and received his PhD in physics from New York University, Stony Brook. Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Julia and Winfield Andrus; his brother, Bruce Andrus; and sister-in-law, Barbara Maynard. He is survived by his beloved wife of thirty-eight years, Marge; and brothers, Roger Andrus (Pat) of Florida and Gordon Andrus (Vivian) of Houston, Texas; sister- in-law, Judy Andrus of Middle Island, New York; brother-in-law, Donald Stevenson(Kate) of Potomac, Maryland; and many special nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog Toby. Scott recently published his book about science and religion, Being, Meaning and Breath. He was a lay Eucharistic minister, a choir member at St Bede's Episcopal Church, a mentor at Cesar Chavez Elementary School where the reading increased 2.9 levels, and he and his wife, Marge, and their golden retrievers, Ric and Toby, had regular El Castillo nursing home gigs. He was a faithful Kairos prison ministry team member. Scott had been a physicist, working in optics and creating medical devices. His other passions were acting and skiing. The family would like to give special thanks to: Drs. Timothy Lopez, Joshua Brown, Donna Weber, Donald Kaufman, and the Hospice Center at Presbyterian Medical Service and last but not least to the St. Bede's community for all their love and support during this time. Memorial services will be held at St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 1601 S. St. Francis Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico, time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Bede's or a
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900