20060309 - VE3CW - Stew Scott SK
Stewart McLeod, (Stew) SCOTT
SCOTT, Stewart McLeod, (Stew) - In his 76th year, passed away Thursday March 9, 2006 after a brave battle with lung cancer. He will be deeply missed by Edna (Madill) his loving wife and best friend for 48 years. Stew was predeceased by his parents Stewart Scott and Margaret McLeod (Scott) Burdett, his stepfather Albert Burdett and by his brother Donald Scott of Toronto. He will be lovingly remembered by his sister-in-law Audrey Creighton (Scott) and husband Bob of Caimington, Ontario, sister- in-law Pat Stamp and brother-in-law Lloyd Stamp of Callander, Nephew Scott Stamp, (Ruth) of Victoria BC, niece Leslie Stamp of Callander, nephew Donald Scott (Valerie,) London, Ontario and niece Lynn Rutledge (Barry) Churchill, Ontario. Stew retired from Ontario Hydro Northeastern Region after over 40 years of management service. A private pilot, he obtained his flying license in 1964 and built his own airstrip, Scottfield, next to the home he and Edna built near Callander. A founding member of Nipissing Flying Club, Stew enjoyed the camaraderie and many cups of coffee with his flying friends. A partner in Scott-Leblanc Inc., Stew was part owner of a Bell G47 helicopter which was completely rebuilt in his garage. Known to many in the amateur radio community by his Ham call VE3CW, Stew was a licensed Ham Radio Operator for over 60 years. As a young man, Stew was very active in the North Bay scouting movement where he was well known for his leadership and legendary practical jokes. In his 20s he was a drummer with the North Bay Legion Pipe Band. Stew was also a former member of the North Bay Yacht Club. Recently, Stew contributed his time, talents and enthusiastic support to the creation of artistic and architectural designs for the North Bay Heritage Carousel and the Winter Wonderland Carousel. At Stew's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, donations to The North Bay General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. No floral tributes please. Arrangements entrusted to the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME.