Scott, Bruce Robert James

Scott, Bruce Robert James

September 10th, 2016

Passed away peacefully at University Hospital on Saturday, September 10, 2016 surrounded by his loved ones, at the age of 62. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Scott (Zymelka). Very proud father of Greg Scott (Suzette), Matt and Heather Scott. Loving Papa of Olivia and Brandon. Survived by sister Susan Delavigne (Roy) and uncle to Aimee and Dory. Dear brother-in-law and uncle of Doug and Gladys Wignall (Jill, Steve, Riley, Kacy), Helen Watson, Mary Forrest (Deb, Maykal, Ava, Kalliope, Sam, Jordan), Theresa Hachey and Mike Zymelka. Predeceased by loving parents James and Ivy Scott, mother-in-law Klara Zymelka and her late husband Ludwig Zymelka. Born December 1st, 1953 in Dunnville, Ontario, Bruce was raised in Toronto and moved to London where he attended the University of Western Ontario. After graduation, he started work at TD Canada Trust, before pursuing a successful career in financial planning for over 40 years. He was very generous, a great advice giver, and always did what he knew best:  loved. A dedicated parent, spending a good portion of his time driving his young children (and often their friends and teammates) between sporting events, concerts and sleepovers, Bruce continued as an involved grandfather, doing school and Kumon pickup and extracurricular activities. He had a good sense of humour, and was always ready to help. He loved trivia, Sudoku and math. Genuinely interested in other people, he deeply valued keeping in touch with longtime friends and family. To know Bruce was to know he had the gift of gab! Meticulous and detail-oriented, he also had the most perfect lawn in the neighbourhood and loved his backyard, especially spending time in it with his loved ones. He also loved time at the trailer with his family. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the family invites you to join them for a celebration of Bruce’s life on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The family extends thanks to the London Fire Department, paramedics and police services for their assistance. A special ‘thank you’ to University Hospital and the ICU unit nurses, especially Jason:  your compassion and kindness were very heart-warming during our difficult time. We are so grateful for the support of our neighbours, friends and family. Those wishing to make a memorial donation are asked to consider the Brain Injury Association of Canada, the Canadian Diabetes Association or, as was Bruce’s choice, to consider organ donation through the Gift of Life program.

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Terry, Patty & JoshDear Liz, Greg - Suzette, Olivia & Brandon - Matt & Heather It is with heavy hearts and sadness that we send all of you prayers of comfort during this sad and difficult time. We will cherish our memories of time spent with Bruce (and the family) and the loyal friendship he offered us and we so enjoyed. I (Patty) will especially miss Bruce's hugs! Love and hugs to all of you.
Deb & Mike TilleyA wonderful tribute to a very special person, Bruce will be missed terribly. Hugs to the Scott family ❤️
Mike TanseyToo sudden! A friend for almost 40 years who genuinely cared for his Family, and his friends. You will be missed.
CHRISTIANNE HEIMRATHBRUCE was truly a generous, kind man. My girls and I shall never forget his laugh, his love he had for his Family, he kindness towards friends and neighbours. he will be greatly missed. my deepest condolences go out ton Liz, Greg, Matt Heather and the entire Family . Big Bear Hugs to you all/xoxo
Lorne and Barbara BjorganWe are sending to you and the whole family our deepest sympathy--Bruce was such a fun-loving and caring family man--his huge smile and sense of humour will truly be missed. We hope that your happy memories will sustain you at this sad time. Our sincere condolences-Lorne and Barbara Bjorgan xo
DebbieTo the Scott family. So sorry to hear about Bruce. I knew him as a customer friend from LMP. We had lots of conversations about a lot of different things, he was an interesting man to talk to. I always thought of him as the gental giant. May your memory's stay strong Deb
Robert and Ellenore SondenBruce was a credit to our industry, a friend and advisor to his clients, and a tremendous example to his colleagues. He will be remembered with much love and missed greatly. Our prayers for comfort and strength go out to Liz and the family at this very difficult time.
The Regal/Rockel GangWe are very sad to hear of Bruce's passing. We have know Bruce since he joined Regal back in March 1981. We did many trips together in the good old days of the mutual fund industry. We all enjoyed the friendships that were generated thru Regal. The Rockels (Melanie, Dale, Todd, Jean and Jeff) all send our condolences and hope that his memories will bring many smiles and laughter once these difficult times have passed.
Mike Molloy Have been friends with Bruce since the 70's. Sadden by his sudden death. Thoughts and prayers to his family.
Douglas McCorkleGreat colleague at Holliswealth. Bruce's caring and compassionate presence will be missed by us all.
Bruce AgnewBruce was a very good friend and my Financial planner. He was always so kind and caring just a wonderful man. Because of Bruce I have a trailer and motorcycle, he always said, Bruce you can't take the money with you. He even came with me when I picked up the trailer, He drove to his cottage in the middle of winter to get me some things I would need for it. He bought me lunch on the way back., I will always cherish that trip Liz!!!!! I will always think of him when I'm in the trailer and will be naming it The BRUCE SCOTT!!!! Thanks Bruce for being part of my life, Rosies and Destinys, I will miss you my dear friend. GOD BLESS
FlandscapeOur deepest condolences to the Scott family. Bruce will be missed by many. Hold your memories close and find comfort in them. Josh and Mike Flanagan and Family along with the Flandscape Crew
Gerald and JoyceLiz, Gerald and I were very sorry to hear about Bruce. He was always a good friend to us and we will miss our visits with him. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Richard and DonnalleeThere are comets that fill the void with there presence and leave behind an endless trail for all to see. Bruce was one of those. His presence will be missed but his trail will be felt forever. Donnallee, Richard, Tyson, Brooks, Tristan and Eiron
Tristan RoffeyDeepest condolences from the sons (Tristan, Eiron, Brooks & Tyson) of Richard & Donnallee Roffey. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Lawrence and Jessy Van Der WyngaardIt is easy to see that Bruce was a very kind and generous man that was loved by many. Our thoughts and condolences are with the Scott family.
Sherry McKenzieMy thoughts and prayers are with the Scott family. Bruce was one of the first planners I met when I joined the Regal family in 1984. The conferences and golf tournaments he ran will always be in our memories. He will be missed.
Baalbaki FamilyWe love yall! Send from our whole family our deepest sympathy! Mr Bruce was there for us when we needed advise and guidance the most. A True Gentleman. We will miss his big smile and sense of humour. Xoxo We are here for you and know he is in a good place. Our sincere condolences to you. The Baalbaki Clan
John & Karen WhiteBruce was truly a great man with a quick smile! Sending our sincerest condolences!
Derrick AndersonOur sincere condolences to all Bruce's family and friends. RIP
Bill and Marilyn PalmerLiz and Family, so sorry for your loss .Bruce was truly one of a kind. He and Bill would talk with each other about everything but what we can to chat about. yes they did get to the numbers end of it but truly did enjoy their talks together and not only did Bruce have the gift of gab he had met his match in Bill. We truly with miss Bruce and it is with such heavy hearts to you and the family Liz as both you and Bruce raised a beautiful family together.
Rick and Debbie CarpenterWe were saddened to hear of Bruce's passing. Our thoughts are with you in this difficult time.
Anita Frewto Liz and Family, I was so sad to hear of Bruce's passing. My condolences to you during this sad time of an unexpected goodbye. You are in my thoughts.
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