Jan. 31, 1930 - Dec. 26, 2012
Janet Isabel Scott passed away at her home in Baker City, OR, on December 26, 2012, at the age of 82 yrs.
She was born January 31, 1930, in Dillon, MT, the youngest of four children, to Ray David Curry and Mary Thibaudeau Curry.
Janet graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Physical Education and English then went on to attend Stanford University in San Francisco, CA, where she obtained her Physical Therapy license. While doing her internship there on the Presidio she met the young wounded solider, Roy E. Scott, whom she later married on June 1, 1952. She always liked to joke about pulling her husbands leg the first time she met him.
Janet worked as a teacher along with her husband in many different schools from Arizona to Montana as well as overseas in India. They were instrumental in building schools in both Arizona and Montana. During this time she also maintained her Physical Therapy licenses and owned her own practice in Bend, Oregon.
Janet had a beautiful voice and loved singing. She sang with the San Francisco Opera Company while studying at Stanford as a young woman and continued to sing with the Episcopal Church choir in the various places she lived. She was an accomplished pianist and marksman who also enjoyed snowmobiling and fencing. Janet was devoted to her husband and family.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Mary Curry; both her brothers, Ray David Curry II and William Curry; her sister, Patricia Curry Kristiansen; her grandson, Rhian Kossler; her husband, Roy Scott; her son-in-law, Gary Grace; and her granddaughter, Kirian Kossler.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathryn Grace of Halfway, OR; her daughter and son-in-law, Judy Gage Scott and Devery Gage of Bend, OR; her grandson, Ian Kossler and his wife, Rebecca Kossler of Sunriver, OR; her granddaughter, Briana Sutherlin and her husband, JT Sutherlin of Halfway, OR; her granddaughter, Samantha Gage of Bend, OR; her great grandsons, Ian and Waco Kossler and Tristan Grace; her great granddaughters, Mackenzie, Josephine and Kieran Sutherlin, and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends who love and miss her.
Janets wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service will be held in Bend, OR at Trinity Episcopal Church on June 1, 2013 at 1 p.m. Arrangements are being made through Deschutes Memorial Gardens. .
Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Janet Scott to The Family Kitchen, 469 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR 97701.