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2017-10-11 / Obituaries

Barbara Ann Scott

Barbara Ann Scott, 79, passed away October 4, 2017 after a long illness with her loved ones by her side.

She was born May 12, 1938 in Lansing, but was raised in Engadine and always considered herself a “Yooper.” Oh, how she loved to polka!

Survivors include her son, Russell (Jamie) Scott, Jr.; seven grandchildren; three nephews and one niece; brother, Donald Sulcer; sister, Christine; and companion and dancing partner of 20 years, Donald Gath.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Effie (Ozanich) Sulcer; and beloved husband of 27 years, Russell E. Scott, Sr.

She retired after 32 years as a supervisor from the State of Michigan Treasury Department, though one of her favorite jobs was as a switchboard operator at Bell Telephone in 1956.

Funeral services took place Monday, October 9 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, DeWitt Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Michel J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Memories and condolences can be shared at www.grdewitt.com

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