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Born: Feb 02, 1975
Date of Passing: Apr 20, 2023Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
The family of Scott Vosper are saddened to announce his passing on April 20, 2023, at his home in Lac Du Bonnet with his beloved dogs by his side.
Scott was born in Winnipeg on February 2, 1975, and from childhood loved the outdoors, spending family summers at Brereton Lake while nurturing a passion for fishing with Grandma and Grandpa Whittington in Lac du Bonnet. Scott also enjoyed sports, as a defenceman for the St. James Canucks - and with many years playing Pop Warner football - but aviation was his ultimate passion.
Scott attended Buchanan Elementary School, moving on to Hedges then John Taylor Collegiate before completing an apprenticeship at Stevenson Aviation, becoming a certified Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. Scott continued training throughout his career becoming highly specialized in helicopters, and was extremely well regarded within the industry. He worked for numerous companies during his career, making stops in the Middle East, across the breadth of Africa and into Southeast Asia. Scott particularly enjoyed working in the northern most areas of Canada, immersing himself in the traditions and the culture. He was employed by Canadian Helicopter Company at the time of his passing.
In addition, and above all, Scott will be remembered as a devoted protector of animals, committing time and resources to global animal charities with a particular focus rescuing street dogs in Thailand - a country he once called home. He continued this work until his passing.
Scott was predeceased by his father Dale, maternal grandparents, Cam and Martha Whittington, paternal grandparents, Jack and Lorraine Vosper, and his beloved canine companion Koda. Scott leaves behind his mother Linda, brothers, Dustin (Nancy) with nephews Matthew and Luke, Rob (Gemma) with nieces Celia-Rose and Hettie, and his rescue dogs, Peakpoon and Lucky, as well as many dear friends in Lac du Bonnet and abroad.
A private celebration of Scott’s life has already been held, but donations can be made in his memory to the Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter (www.petrescueshelter.com) or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (www.jdrf.ca)
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 06, 2023
Condolences & Memories (15 entries)
I just heard today of Scott’s passing. I am with my mom looking through all my dads paper clippings and saw the picture with Justin in it and it got us talking. I am so sorry for you loss, he was too young. I will always remember babysitting the boys and walking to get ice cream up at Portage Ave. then when it was bedtime I’d have to give them all a piggy back ride to bed. Now that was a long time ago. So sorry so sorry that you had to say good bye to your son. Hugs - Pauline - Posted by: Pauline (Harwood ) Yourechuk (Babysitter) on: Jul 16, 2023
Keith and I just learned of Scott's untimely passing at such a young age. Our hearts ache for all of you to have endured such a loss in a son, brother and uncle 😢 🫂 - Posted by: Cindy Rosger (Family Friend) on: Jul 05, 2023
My heart is sad. A very true friend right from kindergarten all the way through life. Scott always took the time for a quick chat even if it was just to say hi. We talked quite a few times of where life took him and his passion was always there. Your smile and heart will never be forgotten. Thoughts prayers and strength to Mrs Vosper, Dusty and Robbie. Spread your wings and fly high my friend. - Posted by: Laura Haucke (Friend) on: May 18, 2023
Condolences to Linda and family. My heart breaks for your loss, Linda, and my prayers are with you. ❤️ - Posted by: Linda Coote (Friend of mother) on: May 12, 2023
So sorry and our deepest condolences. Many memories were made in Scott’s early years with sports gatherings and of course the times the family came to Laclu, Ont. - Posted by: Kathy and Diane Manley (Friend ) on: May 12, 2023
I had the pleasure of working with Scott in recent years. This news is a shock to say the least. My condolences to the friends and family. - Posted by: John Heaslip (Coworker) on: May 11, 2023
My deepest condolences for the loss of a great guy and awesome co-worker. I only worked with his a brief few times but he was excellent and very diligent is everything he did. It was a pleasure to work beside him. I am very sorry to lose such a great guy and friend. Thank you Scott for everything you did the impact you had on all those around you. You will be missed greatly. - Posted by: Duncan Tulleken (Co-worker/friend) on: May 11, 2023
Scott was an amazing man, my condolences. - Posted by: Colin Quinlan (Co-worker) on: May 10, 2023
I send my deepest condolences to the Vosper family for the loss of Scott. He and I went to college together back in 2000 and completed our apprenticeship training thereafter. We kept in touch throughout the years and although our careers went in different directions our passion for aviation meant we could continue to relate. He had the most interesting stories about travelling overseas, and was an inspiration to me to get up and go for whatever I wanted. I'm glad I got to see him and catch up recently before his time came to an end. I will miss the sparkle in his eye, and his genuine smile that showed his honest soul. - Posted by: Jon Kirby (Friend) on: May 09, 2023
Everyone at Canadian Helicopters Limited were deeply saddened by the news of Scott's passing. As an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, he was a professional through and through, taking the seriousness of his work and the lives of the people who flew in our helicopters to heart. Scott was a pleasure to work with and was always willing to help. He touched the hearts of everyone here at CHL and will be truly missed. - Posted by: Ed Bergnach (Vice President and Director of Maintenance - Canadian Helicopters Limited) on: May 09, 2023
IT IS WITH A SHATTERED HEART THAT I OFFER MY SINCERESRT CONDOLENCES TO YOUR FAMILY SCOTT, I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO IMAGINE THAT WE WILL NEVER AGAIN BE SITTING ACROSS FROM EACH OTHER ENJOYING A GREAT CUP OF COFFEE IN THE KITCHEN OR RELAYING YET ANOTHER ANIMAL STORY FROM YOUR OR MY PAST ADVENTURES, OR PERHAPS EVEN DECIDING WHICH ANIMALS WERE GOING TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST OF REGULAR FEEDING AREAS. THE TRAIL CAM WAS ALSO INTERESTING TO WATCH. THERE WERE MANY SUCH CREATURES THAT YOU SO READILY OPENED YOUR HEART TO OVER THE YEARS, AND THOSE THAT YOU OFFERED YOUR DEVOTIION AND LOVE TO WERE ABLE TO TRANSEND THE AWFUL CONDITIONS THAT THEY WERE BORN INTO - ONLY TO BE GIVEN A LIFE OF SHELTER, LOVE AND COMPASSION THAT THEY COULD HAVE NEVER IMAGINED WOULD BE THEIR'S. YOU MY DEAR MADE IT ALL HAPPEN FOR THEM AND THAT LOVE AND DEVOTION YOU SO FREELY GAVE WAS WHAT ALL OF US THAT KNEW YOU SCOTT WERE GIVEN IN ABUNDANCE - THANK YOU FOR THAT GIFT OF YOURSELF THAT YOU SHARED - IT WILL ALWAYS BE TREASURED AND NOW GO HUG YOUR DAD AND ALL THE OTHER FAMILY THAT HAVE CROSSED BEFORE YOU AND THEN WALK WITH YOUR DEAR KODA - BLESS YOU MY FOREVER FRIEND! - Posted by: DEBRA HAGAN (FRIEND) on: May 07, 2023
So sorry, condolences to Linda & family. - Posted by: Sandra Badger (Family friend) on: May 07, 2023
I can't believe the he is gone. God-bless him and all his family. I am truly sorry that this happened. - Posted by: John petriew (Friends/ old neighbors ) on: May 07, 2023
I would like to extend sincere condolences to Linda and your family at this difficult and sad time. Thinking of you. Warmest regards. Patricia - Posted by: Patricia Salam (Things Shop Volunteer) on: May 06, 2023
I offer my deepest sympathies. Scott was a true friend and a joy to be around. His laughter and kind spirit will always be remembered. Our crew had some of the best times of our lives together. We often spent our weekends driving around in search of girls or trouble. Scott was always up for an adventure, and we had plenty of them. We had great times cruising the streets of St. James and at the end of the night, Scott would always say, "Drop me off last." He never wanted to miss any of the fun. Scott had contagious laughter that could light up a room, and his sense of humour was unmatched. He had a kind heart and a strong sense of loyalty. He would stick up for a teammate or friend, even if it meant taking a punch. You could always count on him to have your back, no matter what. RIP V. - Posted by: Chad Morrison (Friend) on: May 06, 2023
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