Alex James Scott

Scott, Alex James


Alex James Scott passed away peacefully on Monday, September 4, 2006 at the age of 79 years.

Al was predeceased by his father, Caesar, his mother, Sadie and his brother, Jack. He was also predeceased by his aunts: Mabel Karlsen, Katie Johnson (USA) and Iris Woolcomb (Vancouver). Al is survived by his cousins: Marie Hutton (nee: Karlsen), Eric Karlsen and an uncle, Vic Hopwood; Sadie Scott’s brother and numerous cousins. Alex was also survived by many special friends, who enjoyed his pleasure of hunting and fishing: Omar Robertson (Sooke, BC), Dan Drinkwater (North Vancouver), Eddie Phelan (Denman Island), and Pat Vaness (Denman Island).

After many years as a logger, fisherman and an oyster farmer, Al more recently focused on hunting, fishing and selectively logging his beautiful Gladstone Way property. Many special holidays were held at the Hutton or Karlsen homes in Nanaimo and Al also made a number of trips to Alaska, Nahani River, Mexico, Kenya/Tanzania, Northern Europe and the Amazon Basin.

A Celebration of Al’s life will be held at the Denman Island Senior’s Hall, Northwest Road, Denman Island, BC on Saturday, September 16 at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Al’s memory to the Hornby-Denman Community Health Care Society, 1965 Sollans Road, Hornby Island, BC V0R 1Z0 or to the Denman Conservancy Association, Box 60, Denman Island, BC V0R 1T0.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM, Courtenay, 338-2922 in care of arrangements.