Doreen Anne Murphy Scott
Jupiter - Doreen Anne Murphy Scott age 61, of Jupiter Florida and formally of Cape Cod Massachusetts and Syosset, New York, passed away on August 19th 2021 after a courageous battle with ALS. Doreen was an amazing woman who was extremely devoted to her career at American Cancer Society and to her family. She had a passion for the great outdoors, was an amazing tennis player, equestrian, fly fisherman, kayaker and cyclist. Her talents were equally as great with the arts. Doreen excelled in painting and illustration and creative writing. Despite the great challenges of her disabilities Doreen recently completed her college degree majoring in Psychology.
Dori was kind, humorous and loving. Her friends and family adored her fun loving spirit and her zest for life. A lover of animals always, Buddy was her favorite horse for over a decade and Biscuit, her loyal dog, remained by her side every day.
A loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Doreen is survived by her loving husband Robert E. Scott III of 30 years, her two daughters Katherine Scott and Theodora Scott; two grandchildren Robert and Peter Scott; mother Joan O'Connor and step-father Ian Ruddle; sister Geraldine M. Emmett; brother Daniel M. Murphy; brothers-in law Duncan Scott and William Scott; sister-in-law Thayer Scott; nieces and nephews: Kelsey Emmett, Natalie Murphy; Jason Emmett, Alexander and Sarah Emmett, and Liam Murphy.
A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday August 26th 2021 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church Jupiter Florida. For directions call 561 575-0837
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Team Gleason Foundation Teamgleason.org
Published by The Palm Beach Post from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2021.