Scott Robert Elliott
Scott Robert Elliott, 54, of De Beque Colorado, died on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was an avid motorcyclist. He took his final ride along the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway, doing something he truly loved. Scott was born on June 25, 1960 in Minneapolis, MN. As a young man, Scott proudly served his country in the US Navy. After his discharge, he moved to Colorado where he spent the remainder of his life.
Scott operated heavy equipment throughout the valley and was a truck driver, most recently with Wagner. He was invested in the community of De Beque, where he was loved and respected as a trustee. All through his life, Scott was always there for people who had a need, jumping in and helping however he could. His final wish to continue to helping others by being an organ donor was fulfilled. In his death, Scott saved many lives.
He is preceded in death by his mother Ellen Elliott. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Robert and Mari Elliott, his sisters, Jeanne Elliott, Lisa (Tim) Zeman and Amy (Mark) Van Steenwyk, nephews Will Zeman, Dakota Zeman and Jonas Van Steenwyk, great-nephew Coulter Zeman, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He will be forever missed by his family, his riding buddies, his Enzo’s friends and his Wagner family among many others. Please join us for a celebration of Scott’s life at 11 a.m. on June 27th at the DeBeque High School Gym, with a luncheon immediately following. We are celebrating the Scott that we all loved, be prepared to smile, laugh and maybe shed a tear or two, not because we are mourning but because we are remembering the good times we shared with Scott and the outstanding man he was! We invite and encourage you to share a story or memory with us during that time. If you would like to go on a ride with Scott, we invite you to bring your bike to the celebration. After the luncheon he will be going on a celebratory ride with his friends and we know he would want you to join him.
Contributions in memory of Scott can be made to ‘Scott Elliott Memorial Fund’ at any Wells Fargo branch or sent: C/O Scott Elliott Memorial Fund, 330 Will Ave, Rifle, CO 81650. Please share memories you have of Scott at http://www.forevermissed.com/scott-elliott/
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