Myrtle Blanche Scott

Myrtle Blanche Scott

Myrtle Blanche Scott passed away in Hillside Village, Salmon Arm, BC on Saturday morning, June 30, 2012 at the age of 88 years.

A true Pioneer of the Silver Creek Valley, she was born in Salmon Arm on July 11, 1923. Myrtle is remembered for her quiet manner, was happy and content to be in the background at any social events. Her love of baking and spending time in the kitchen was greatly appreciated by family and friends. Prior to marriage in 1946 she worked in the kitchen at the original Salmon Arm Hospital.

She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Scott on October 20, 1982; her two brothers, George and Gordon Needham; and son in law, Don deBruijn.

Myrtle is survived by her three children; Myron (Mary) Scott of Armstrong, Marilyn deBruijn of Langley, and Janet (Russ) Palmer of Salmon Arm; 7 grandchildren, Heather, Lisa, Theresa, Andrew, Daniel, Scott and Jarred; 5 great grandchildren, Katelynn, Kasey, Cooper, Ella and Tyler; her sister, Eileen Smith of Vancouver, and half sister, Mabel Henderson of Calgary.

A Memorial reception will be held in the Mountainside room at Bowers Funeral Home on Saturday afternoon, July 7th, at 2 p.m. with Jack Bowers presiding.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Myrtle may be sent to the charity of one’s choice.

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Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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