SCOTT EDWARD FOLCK
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FOLCK, SCOTT EDWARD June 4, 1977 to Sept. 23, 2012 Scott Edward Folck, 35, of Rancho Bernardo, died at approximately 1:00 a.m. on September 23, 2012. He was the second child of Forrest Edward Folck and Sally Rene Markley. Born in San Diego, Scott was an honors graduate of Patrick Henry High School in San Diego in 1995. He later graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Scott was employed by Taylor Made Golf in Carlsbad, California where he worked as an Engineering Manager. Scott's loss will be felt deeply by his friends and collogues at Taylor Made. Scott was an enthusiastic triathelete and cyclist. He was training for his avocation when he was hit by a car on September 16, 2012 while riding his bicycle. He died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the collision. Scott's love of the ocean and sports was only surpassed by his love for Sheryl. He is survived by his wife, Sheryl Lynn Talmage Folck; stepson, Shane; his father; his mother; his sister, Christine, and several other relatives. Services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at Foothills United Methodist Church, 4031 Avocado Blvd., La Mesa, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those interested, send donations to the Scott Folck Memorial Fund at California Coast Credit Union. Scott will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He packed a lot of living into his 35 years. He put his all into everything he tackled. His hugs and smiles will be missed.


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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Sep. 25, 2012.
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October 5, 2012
Our deepest condolences go out to Cheryl, Shane and Scott's family. I met Scott and Cheryl from coaching Shane for RB Little League. I was always impressed when Scott would share with me how many miles he did on his bike. I also enjoyed hearing his comments about living a healthy lifestyle. He was always at the games to cheer us on. The Takeshita Family (Eric, Julie, Nolan and Kaylie)
Eric Takeshita
October 5, 2012
We just want to express our deepest condolences to Cheryl, Shane and Scott's family. I have had the pleasure of meeting Scott when I started coaching Shane for baseball at RB Little League. I was always in awe of Scott's regular workout routines and his love for living a healthy lifestyle. Our prayers go out to all of you during this very difficult time. The Takeshita's (Eric, Julie, Nolan and Kaylie)
October 5, 2012
Dear Sheryl & Family,

We are so saddened to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God's spirit comfort your hearts in this difficult time.
John & Cathi Little John Little Catering
October 5, 2012
Sheryl and family,
I was so deeply moved by this news of Scott's death. Know that your guardian angles from the Lyra Unit are always watching over you. Janet Pedersen
October 4, 2012
Our thoughts & prayers go out to Cheryl, Shane, and Scott's family. We only met this past year on the baseball field, and he was a pleasant & wonderful addition at the games. It was a privelage to get to know him. He will be missed greatly. All our love, The Bourne's.
Roxanne Bourne
October 4, 2012
Scott was an inspiration and privilege to work with at TaylorMade. He was an amazing person who would always go the extra mile. I'll miss him as a colleague and, most importantly, as a great friend. Rest in peace, Scott.

My thoughts go out to the Folck family.
Tomo Bystedt
October 3, 2012
I met Scott at Dailard Elementary, and enjoyed adventures through school and Scouts with him for years after. I think the biggest thing I'll always cherish about Scott is how I was such a nerd back then, and, even though he was well entrenched in the "cool" crowd, he so genuinely reached out to befriend and include me in his circle. He was confident, yet not ostentatious. He stood up for the values he believed in and, sometimes in the process, challenged the actions and words of those around him. He was a humane person who valued people for their strengths, not their status. I will always celebrate this about Scott.
Eli Hamlin
October 1, 2012
Dear Sheryl,

My deepest condolences to you and the family.

Brenda Figueroa
September 28, 2012
Remembering you today and always. Love to the Folck family. <3
Kristin Lay Ashworth
September 28, 2012
My deepest condolences to Scott's family & friends. I was fortunate enough to work with Scott for 5 years @ TMaG, and his smile was one of a kind. I will always remember our Cal Poly Engineering Recruiting trip as a fond memory. He was so proud of his alumni university and his fraternity house. Thoughts and prayers with you.
Alison Lindgren
September 28, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Folck family. Scott will be missed by all who knew him.

May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
May the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Tom, Amy, Analisa and Tommy Reynoso
September 28, 2012
In Mammoth today thinking about you. I remember when you road your bike down to the campgrounds and back, deciding that you had it in you to do it yet again, so down went and back you came! It's an extraordinarily difficult climb but you did it twice! Hincapie would be proud ;)
September 28, 2012
I did not know Scott but, my son in law David Reagan did and from the little I've heard he was an amazing friend highly regarded. My heart cries for your family and know though times will be difficult that one day you will be reunited with him in Heaven. God Bless ALL of you. Rick and Carol Hubert.
September 28, 2012
You will be greatly missed Scott. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
September 28, 2012
My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs to you all, from your former neighbor,
Joni Kirk
September 28, 2012
Scott, you are greatly missed at the 5:30am spin classes at the Studio. It is very quiet and our heads are down, but then Meredith came up with a song list of your favorite spin songs, and we have been paying tribute to you and feeling the energy you always gave our classes in the mornings all week! Tears have been turning back to sweat, and the crew has really seemed to get closer knowing life is so short. You will always be in the mirrors with us as we continue on the bikes, and will never be forgotten by myself for sure. I had to always make room next to you when we did weights, and you were so motivating to work out next to. I put my requests in early, as it was crazy fun!!! Thanks for 2 years of wonderful, yet exhausting times at the Studio and for pushing me to my limits! You are such an inspiration to us all and an amazing athlete!XOXOXOXOXOXOXO!!!!!
Cheryl Pruetting
September 27, 2012
Rest in peace Scott...you will be missed. Our company, our people and our world are better because of you. We will never forget you. God Bless!
j walsh
September 27, 2012
Though i did not know him, i am sure my friends from that area must have. I send my condelences to the wife and family. Treasures good memories. Live to fill the void.
andrea cater
September 27, 2012
Sheryl, I am so sad for your loss. I will support you. Please let me know if anything I can do.
Jing Tao
September 27, 2012
I had the pleasure of growing up with you, and your great smile. What a special soul, you are! Although your time was cut short, you made sure it was well spent. You will be greatly missed. Prayers for you and your family.
Susan Forster
September 27, 2012
My heart goes out to the Family. He will truly be missed by all. Keep the wonderful memories close to your heart as you go thru this difficult time. I am there with you in spirit. He had a non stop smile is one thing I remember. Hugs to all.........

Marsha
September 26, 2012
My condolences to all, I am so very sorry for your loss.

Julia Croom, Kindergarten teacher
Julia Croom
September 26, 2012
Rene, I am so very sorry for your loss.
Regina Duffy
September 26, 2012
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September 26, 2012
I met Scott in back in grade school when we were both in Cub Scouts; one of my first and best memories being the Vallecitos bike-trip through the desert that he and I both rode once in our new Boy Scout troop. It was clear by his abilites that Scott belonged on a bike, as well as on the volleyball court, and under the hood of a car... the list goes on. I like to remember that first bike-trip to the desert as when we became better friends, but I also remember it being the weekend I first heard the music of the Red Hot Chili Peppers...thank you Scott!! Scott's style spoke for itself; His foundation genuine, his friendship fierce, and his spirit strong. I was always somewhat captivated by the great and strange things about life you believed worth cherishing. I remember them, and I will do my best to cherish them.
Keep ridin' Scott!
Josh Burson
September 26, 2012
I did not ever meet Scott but, Rene, I feel like I did know him. From your stories and from things I've read and from pictures I've seen, I would say these words from his obituary are very true, "He put his all into everything he tackled."
Ruth Crispin
September 26, 2012
Scott, I remember you from your elementary school years. You were a cute, energetic little guy and your parents loved you and enjoyed you tremendously. You will always be loved and missed.
Cora Pendergast
September 26, 2012
Sending love and support to Renee and family!
Annette Webb
September 25, 2012
Only hearts and memories can fill the void for the words that fail to describe such a young and vibrant life lived too briefly, the grievous holes in lives left behind. Luckily, the memories are rich and the hearts are full, the solace that remain for those who loved Scott so deeply. Ride on, for that is all that is possible, and know that the ride is shared by many...
The Hamlin Family
September 25, 2012
I'll miss you Scooter. xo
September 25, 2012
There are no words to describe the shock and grief being experienced by those who knew and loved Scott. No way to wrap our minds around why things like this happen to those we love. Praying for peace and comfort for family and friends during this difficult time. I have such great memories from childhood to adult with you Scott...until we meet again my friend.
Jennifer Meier
September 25, 2012
Forrest - Dianne and I have you in our daily thoughts and prayers. We will not be in town for the services - but don't think we are not there in spirit. Our heart felt sympathy to you and your family

Gary and Dianne Nugent
Gary Nugent
September 25, 2012
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Sara (Cross) Ruppanner
September 25, 2012
Over the years, we watched Scott grow into a wonderful man and suddenly with indescribable sorrow we find him gone from the family. Rest in peace Scott. Until we meet again. With all our love,
Ken & Susie Mummery
September 25, 2012
Dear Rene and Christie and all Scott's family and friends: I remember Scott as a boy at our church in La Mesa, but reading the paper and the other messages here I can tell that he had a wonderful life. I pray those memories will somehow console you in your time of grief, and that God's peace and love will surround you and eventually bring you healing. Love,
Pam Daniel
September 25, 2012
Scotty over the years we've watched you grow into a wonderful person and suddenly with indescribable sorrow we find you gone from the family. Rest in peace Scott. Until we meet again. With all our love,
Ken and Susie Mummery
September 25, 2012
Forrest & Family, We wish this was a very bad dream, as we know you do as well. Scott was the greatest kid, always warm and friendly so loved by you, his extremely proud Dad. This young man was a genuine product of his good upbringing. We loved him too. Our most sincere condolences to his wife, sister and all his family and friends. We have lost a very good man and friend.
Dear God please hold Scott tight and help us find comfort in our loss. We will miss this man. Amen
Joe & Marylynn Heuel & Family
Autohaus Stebel Inc
Marylynn Heuel
September 25, 2012
I had the opportunity of knowing Scott for most of my life. His smiles and the way he cared about everyone was a great inspiration. He will be greatly missed.
Angela Rizzuto
September 25, 2012
As a supplier to TaylorMade I worked closely with Scott for many years. He was always fair and professional in our dealings with one another. Was deeply saddened to hear of his passing. My prayers go out to his family.
Chad Hall
September 25, 2012
Many of us first knew you as the gregarious volleyball player at Jr. High Camp, Camp Cedar Glen. A group of us formed a strong connection back then, worshiping the Lord together was an unbreakable bond we all still share on some level. There are so many wonderful memories connected to that time in our lives. We all still remember that purple hair, oh the hair…Your devotion to The Cure was well known as you ROCKED your Robert Smith hair with pride! I will never forget going to the Cure concert with you and Ben in high school. You were an amazing drummer and your love and understanding of music, especially at such a young age, transcended so many others. You were so athletic. I always enjoyed when you and Eric had soccer practice at the same time my team did, as I often looked forward to saying “hi” to you guys back then. You were quite the defender on the field. Many remember you as a cyclist and triathlete but I remember you as a soccer player! You cherished your Toyota Supra in high school and so enjoyed the weekend mornings that you and your dad detailed and tinkered on that car. I am thankful to have ridden in her with you back then. As the years passed we lost touch and I thought about you and wondered where life took you. In our mid-twenties I got the chance to find out where you had been, running into you at a Coldplay concert at SDSU. There you were, all grown up, confident and handsome. Luckily, our friendship remained, like it had never left and we began communicating once again. Blessed by our personal relationship, I am so thankful to have known you on such a special level. Snowboarding with you, surfing with you, and buying a road bike because of your love of biking, I will enjoy the memories. You gave me courage to reach beyond myself and to live life to its fullest. There were many lessons we learned together about life, love and relationships. Thank you for the gift that you were to my life, to my family's life. My dad still totes his TaylorMade clubs around with pride, bragging about knowing you, Scott Folck, Engineer extraordinaire. We will always have the “Strawberry River” and the “SFP” but more importantly Scott, our hearts break because you are no longer with us; however, I know that you have just “graduated early” and we should all be celebrating your arrival home with our Lord and Savior. God bless you Scott Folck.
Rebecca Kiesz-Meyer
September 25, 2012
I did not have the privledge of knowing Scott, however I did watch his wife Sheryl as a child grow up with my Daughter Mandi. I know how much Sheryl loved Scott and will miss him deeply. My prayers and memories are with you Sheryl.

Love, John Sawicki
John Sawicki
September 25, 2012
I was fortunate enough to cross paths with Scott on a few occasions for work and he was one of the nicest guys I've ever met. He always had a smile and warm greeting and hearing of his passing is incredibly sad. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
Don Broiwn
September 25, 2012
A Memorial Fund has been established. If you would like, please donate to the Scott Folck Memorial Fund at California Coast Credit Union.

Scooter, Chrisser loves you and I am so proud of you.
Christine Folck
September 25, 2012
I DID NOT KNOW SCOTT, BUT I WAS FREINDS
WITH HIS DAD YEARS AGO. IM SO SORRY.
MY PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY.
LOUIE M NOBLE
September 24, 2012
Scott you will be greatly missed. Your smile, humor and kindness will not be forgotten.
Kelli Lay Williams
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