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John Kent Scales (Age 82)  
Passed away peacefully at home on April 14, after a valiant, two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He maintained a strong joy of life spending time with family and friends. He had a love of international travel, adventure and public service. He worked for seven years as General Counsel for the Peace Corps managing operations in the US and 86 countries; and at USAID as legal advisor for Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia.A memorial service will be held at the friends meeting in the fall in Washington,DC.

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Published in The Washington Post on May 10, 2020.
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May 14, 2020
Sorry to learned of the passing of my former USAID/GC/LE, colleague, John Scales. He loved his job and was an excellent lawyer. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him. May he RIP.
Barbie Thompkins
May 11, 2020
An old friend from Park Ridge will miss him.
Jack Kent
May 10, 2020
We are saddened to learn of the death of John, but grateful for his service to our nation with the Peace Corps.

Our Condolences,
The National Peace Corps Association
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