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June 12, 1930 - February 14, 2018 Joseph (Joe) Scott III, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. A proud third-generation Angeleno, he leaves behind his son, Stephen Joseph Scott, daughter-in-law, Bea, and three beloved grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Judge A.A. and Marion Scott, his daughter, Kristina, and his sister, Mary Ellen Anastasi. Survived by his brother, Fr. Al Scott. He was a beloved uncle and friend and the oldest grandchild of prominent Angeleno Joseph Scott. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he spent many years as a columnist for the Herald-Examiner (1978-1989) and later the Los Angeles Times and other California dailies. He was the critically-acclaimed editor and publisher of the Political Animal and California Eye newsletters (1973-2002). He worked as a political consultant and ran several successful political campaigns in California. He also served as Communications Director for the L.A. District Attorney's office. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, March 3, 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery Main Mausoleum Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Homeboy Industries, 130 W. Bruno Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (homeboyindustries.org)
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1, 2018
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