John W. Scanlon

John W. "Jack" Scanlon

76, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 25, 2013. He was born in Champaign, IL on January 4, 1937 to John and Frances Scanlon. He was a graduate of Indiana University and attended the I.U. School of Law. Jack worked for the Indiana Department of Corrections for several years, retiring in January 2002 as a parole officer. He was a world traveler and animal lover. Among his many travels, he visited Cuba, South America, Australia, Africa, and Thailand. A very funny man, everybody loved Jack's sense of humor.

Jack is survived by his wife, Jackie; stepchildren, Robert (Amy) Perry and Julie Perry; grandchildren, Robert Michael and Kathryn Perry; and sister, Pat (Frank) Fisher.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on December 3rd from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Aaron Ruben Nelson Mortuary , 11411 North Michigan Rd.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Indianapolis Humane Society. Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at:

Funeral Home

Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Funeral Home Inc
11411 N. Michigan Rd. Zionsville, IN 46077

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 1, 2013