- November 17, 1969 - August 7, 2012
- Dixon, Illinois
of Scott's Passing
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“Thanks to all of you for all of the kind words, the messages, the cards, memorial money, and gifts of food and flowers/plants. Their is a void in...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Pamela Taft Vivian - Dixon, IL
“I think of the Taft family whom I have gotten to know and love during my exchange year in 1983/84. Teresa Baker Taft has informed me about Scott's...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Martina Vögtle - Host sister
“Thank you all for your kind words and memories of my brother Scott. In such a hard time, it gives us (his family) comfort knowing that he touched so...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Teresa (Taft) Baker - Oregon, IL
“I'm sorry for your loss and will keep the family in my prayers.
4 of 27 | Posted by: Lisa Burkitt Harris - herington, KS
“Time has flown by, its been quite a long time since church group and softball. Scott was an amazing friend and I will cherish those memories forever....Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Tracy Berogan Ranken - Dixon, IL
“Scott was like a little brother to me . I always enjoyed picking on him... LOL
You will be missed..
6 of 27 | Posted by: Jackie Schmall - Dixon, IL
“Scott and I dated this past year, but I had known him for at least a dozen years. I have so many memories that I know I will treasure and keep close...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Tami Eager - Galesburg, IL
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family you will be missed
8 of 27 | Posted by: Pamela Hedstrom - rock falls, IL
“May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. Condolences to Scott's family and his friends. My life is richer having known Scott...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Linda Hedstrom-Richards - Friend
“Sorry to hear of your loss and to the family.. Class of 1986 Dixon. Meryl goods step brother. Take care....
10 of 27 | Posted by: Brad Daum - TX
“My deepest sympathy to Scotts family. I'm very proud to say that he gave me some good years and alot of good memories and most of all we stayed good...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Amber Dixon - Rock Falls, IL
“I want to send my deepest sympathy to Scott's family in this time of need. If there is anything that I can do to help you out - just let me know. I'm...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Sandra Dixon - Rock Falls, IL
“Several things seem to bouncing around in my thoughts... I'll share them with single words.... BACON, COMPUTER, PICTURES, REPTILES, FISHING & MEAT. I...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Sandra Dixon - Rock Falls, IL
“If ever there was a man that you knew that made an impact that you would never forget Scott was that man. Rest in peace to a great man with a huge...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Brandon - Clinton, IA
“My deepest sympathy to Scott's family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
15 of 27 | Posted by: Tonya Dayton-Browning - Euless, TX
“So sorry for your loss
16 of 27 | Posted by: Kelly McLaughlin - Dixon, IL
“So very sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers!
17 of 27 | Posted by: Jennifer Johnson Wraspir - MN
“It was an honor to get to know Scott. We enjoyed it so much when he would visit here in Galesburg. May you find peace like a river. We are sooo...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Jim and Diane Eager - Galesurg, IL
“My heart goes out to your family. I'm really sorry for your loss and will keep you all in prayer.
19 of 27 | Posted by: Pat Albert - Wasilla, AK
“My thoughts and prayers go out to Scott's family and friends. He was a big man with a even bigger heart. He would always cheer me up when I was down,...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Tammy Marquette
“Scott will be greatly missed, and never forgotten. He was such a gentle soul, and our family will forever remember and cherish the times together....Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Tricia Starnes - Dixon, IL
“My deepest sympathies to the family...Scott~I will never forget our trip to Great America. Best memories ever! Rest in Peace my friend!
22 of 27 | Posted by: Nickki - Rock Falls, IL - friend
“Words cannot express our sympathy for your loss. Scott will be deeply missed by his "family" here at Allied Locke. We were so blessed to know him and...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Jim & Catherine Decker - Amboy, IL
“Our deepest sympathy for your loss. We are with you in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
24 of 27 | Posted by: Lena Taft, Jim and Donna Kiss - IL
“Im so very sorry for our loss family is family and we love all of u
25 of 27 | Posted by: mark stangeland - rock falls, IL
“So sorry my friends. May the God of all comfort hold you close and wipe away your tears.
26 of 27 | Posted by: Paul Whitcombe Family - Dixon, IL
“Thinking of you during your time of sorrow.
27 of 27 | Posted by: The Staff of McDonald Funeral Home - IL
Scott C. Taft, 42, of Dixon, died Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon.
Scott was born November 17, 1969 in Dixon, the son of Frederick "David" and Darlene (Nuttall) Taft. He was an assembler at Allied Locke for 4 years.
Surviving are his parents, David and Darlene Taft of Dixon; sisters, Pamela Vivian of Dixon, Teresa (Carthel) Baker of Oregon, Melissa (Gary) Sanders of Dixon and Laura (Scott) Coblentz of Camargo; his grandmothers, Ada Brown of Dixon and Lena Taft of Dundee; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, a grandmother and a great nephew.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family gathering has been held. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his memory. McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory assisted the family with arrangements.