Richard (Dick) Scott

Richard C Scott - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY:   September 9, 2020 at the age of 95.  Richard (Dick) Scott is predeceased by his parents Gladys and Charles Scott and his daughter, Linda K. Scott. Richard is survived by his wonderful wife of 73 years, Jean Burke Scott and their children Paul (Gene Ver), Peter (Ellie), Michael (Susan), Amy (Ken) , Mary (Brock) and dear friends Kathy Scott, Trish and Don Goodman. Richard leaves behind Grandchildren Meg, Emily, Timmy, Jimmy, Abby, Griff, Shawn, Kehla and Avery as well as Great-grandchildren Peter, Nora, Erin and Patti.

Richard is a World War II veteran who served in France, University of Rochester Graduate, and was Executive Vice President of Marine Midland Bank/HSBC where he worked for 40 years. Richard was a 50 year member of Oak Hill Country Club and former President of University Club of Rochester. Richard Served as Chairman or Board Member of numerous Community Organizations and was a front line volunteer for many local non-profits including Mary Cariola Center, the ARC, Catholic Family Center, Boy Scouts of America, United Way, Compeer and Elderberry Express.

Richard was the ultimate Notre Dame and Red Sox fan. He always wore a Red Sox hat and asked everyone if they knew the 3 letters… A-B-Y… Anyone But Yankees! Richard enjoyed Gardening and was taught by his mentor Art Kurtz “Scott, It all starts with the soil”. Richard and Jean enjoyed 30 winters in Palm Springs, CA. Richard always read the comics before going to work.

As Richard would say “To be Continued…”

A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11am at Church of the Transfiguration, 50 W. Bloomfield Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534.

Donations can be made to Mary Cariola Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave,  Rochester, NY 14620.

1 Comment

  1. Pete Spina on September 13, 2020 at 8:26 am

    My sincere condolences to the Scott family on Dick’s passing. I was an Oak Hill member with Dick for decades and we enjoyed many conversations about our Red Sox and how we disdained the Yankees. In recent years we used to meet in Pittsford Wegmans and re-live the Red Sox glories while sitting on the bench. He was a great guy and one of the last of the Oak Hill old guard. RIP.

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