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LEE OREST WILLIAM SCOTT
Born: Nov 03, 1980
Date of Passing: May 11, 2021Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
LEE OREST WILLIAM SCOTT
Born on November 3, 1980 to Bruce and Kathy Scott and raised in East Selkirk, MB, he grew up surrounded by family, friends and his younger brother Matthew (Brittany). He always loved anything to do with the outdoors, spending time with his grandparents, June and Ron and extended family in Lockport. He always excelled in everything he put his mind too. Lee pursued a brief career as a paralegal before finding his calling to help people as a trades plumber. His dedication to his career, whether it was at work (Middlechurch Care Home), around the house or helping out someone else with their projects was his identity. It was rare to see him in anything but work clothes, even bright and early on weekend mornings.
The most important part of life to Lee was his family, after meeting Angela early 2015, he accepted all of her kids as his own without a thought. There was no such thing as 'step' or 'half' family to him, family was family.
Survived by children, Bailey (Mathew), Ashlyn, Emily, Marcus, Elizabeth and Parker, and at rest now with his previously deceased son Hunter. Lee loved teaching his kids new things, whether it was fixing things around the house or working on his vehicles he always had time to train a willing helper. At the end of each day, you could always find him cuddled up on the couch with whichever kid was closest for him to grab and pull in. The best quality time to Lee was taking everyone out on the boat to do some fishing in Lac Du Bonnet.
Right till the end, Lee and Angela had been working everyday tirelessly building their dream home, planning their upcoming wedding, making plans for a family cabin and joking about when they could finally have grandbabies. He could not wait for the days ahead of them and the life they would be living together.
Lee was the light of so many peoples lives. To know him was to love him. He will be so greatly missed but we know that wherever he is, he is making the best of it and watching us with a smile on his face. Lee would not want people to sit inside mourning him, he would tell us all to get up, get outside and get stuff done, he would remind us that he was the lucky one to have known and loved so many of us. His ideal Sunday was to spend all day smoking some meat, preparing a big dinner and having everyone around the table together. That is the way we must remember him, by cherishing the ones around us and never taking a moment for granted.
The family would like to thank the paramedics who came to the home and did everything they could, nurses, doctors and all other hospital staff in the St. Boniface Hospital Emergency Department for their exceptional efforts and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or any children's charity of your choice.
Lee's remains will be cremated and further service arrangements will be made when all who loved him can safely gather together.
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 14, 2021
Condolences & Memories (15 entries)
Lee was a great person I spent many nights laughing and living life with Lee when in high school. Some of my fondest memories as a teenager was with Lee. He would always give a helping hand when needed. Deepest condolences to the family. - Posted by: Dave (Friends) on: May 18, 2021
Although I only knew Lee or just over working together at Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg. Lee, Nathan and I became brothers instantly the three of us had a sense of humor only real friends share, always joking around and playing pranks on each other. I especially enjoyed put early morning convos before our work shift started. I really enjoyed our fishing trips to Lockport with his son Parker who is just as goofy and gentle as Lee - you can tell he was raised right. Work and fishing will never be the same without you my friend, we are all going to miss you, rest easy brother until we meet again at the pearly gates you have a BlackBerry whiskey on the rocks waiting for me brother. This isn't goodbye but see ya later my friend - Posted by: Jonathan (Friend coworker) on: May 17, 2021
I worked with Lee for 10+ years and saw him go through good times and bad, but he always had a smile and positive attitude towards whatever he was facing. Sorrow passes and all the wonderful memories remain - Posted by: Diane Vande Vyvere (J. Hansen co worker) on: May 17, 2021
Wow. I was shocked to hear about this today. I knew Lee many moons ago. We dated all through high school and I have many happy memories of him. He was so much fun and always ready for an adventure.. I haven’t seen or spoken to him for over a decade but I’m not surprised that he was an outdoorsman and had a big family. I’m so sorry to hear of his passing. My heart goes out to his loved ones and family. - Posted by: Laressa Whitledge (High school girlfriend) on: May 16, 2021
Condolences to the family. Sending healing hugs to all to take away your pain. - Posted by: Liz Chorney (Extended family) on: May 15, 2021
He was like one of our kids! Lee was like Murray so much a man of all trades. When you needed help and wouldn't ask he was there! His heart over flowed with luv for everything he did especially his family and friends! Such a very young age it opens up your ones eyes to we don't know when its our time! We luv and will always keep a special ace in hearts for you! We send our luv to all you left behind luv the shaws - Posted by: Loretta shaw (Like one of our kids) on: May 15, 2021
Lee was a great co-worker. He was always helpful and happy. I will fondly remember Lee as the caring person who always had time for our residents ....God comfort you in this time. - Posted by: Carlene ottenberit (Co worker) on: May 15, 2021
Very sorry to hear of your loss. We remember Lee as a young boy as a neighbour in East Selkirk. - Posted by: Peter and Charlotte Kisilowsky (Neighbours East Selkirk ) on: May 15, 2021
I went to school with Lee, and we were pretty good friends for years. Hung out in high school occasionally, and ran into him playing baseball years later. Sorry to hear of his passing. He was always such a big hearted guy. Condolences to his family. - Posted by: rob kennedy (old friend) on: May 14, 2021
Lee your presence at work will be greatly missed, your personality and humor was infectious. Even tho you were with us at work for a short amount of time, you made it feel like we had all known you for a life time. Your boots will forever be heard in the halls. Sincere condolences to his family & friends. - Posted by: Cynthia (Co-worker ) on: May 14, 2021
Bruce and Kathy and family. We are so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your son, Lee. Deepest sympathy. Our prayers are with you. Brian and Lorraine - Posted by: Brian and Lorraine Prychun (Acquaintances from Bird River) on: May 14, 2021
We were so saddened to hear this shocking news. My heart goes out to you at this time of grief. Angie - Your true love story is beautiful to all who know you. I’m keeping you in my thoughts. Our sincere condolences to all of Lee's family and friends! - Posted by: Jennifer and Bradley Ranville (Friends) on: May 14, 2021
Although we only knew Lee for a very short while, we were blessed to have known him at all. Our work place will not be the same without him. Sending Sincerest Condolences to all that knew and loved him...my thoughts are with you all. - Posted by: Leslie (Co-Worker) on: May 14, 2021
We are sorry for your loss - Posted by: David Galbraith Kaitlyn Gregoire (Family freind) on: May 14, 2021
Deepest condolences to the family. I first met Lee when I owned the Petro-Canada in Selkirk. He was such an upstanding man and well liked. - Posted by: Louise Bloomfield (Friend) on: May 14, 2021
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