Daniel Drue Scott (Danny Drue)
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Daniel D. Scott, 68, "Danny Drue," passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, after a brave and hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born on September 30, 1951 in Terre Haute, IN, the third child of John D. Scott and Rose Jane Foradori Scott.
Preceding him in death are his parents; a brother, Phillip C. Scott; sister, Jean Ann Scott; and stepfather, Joseph William Samm. He is survived by his siblings, Dr. John Scott (Gloria), Nancy Scott-Olson (Donald), Rosemarie Scott, and Maribeth Scott (Greg Seger); as well as nieces and nephews, Dr. Whitney Scott, Zachary Scott (Abby), Kimber Sorenson-Brugh (Dale), Leif Sorenson, Drue, Merideth, Isaac (Lauryn), Landon (Tiffany), and Drake Worrell, Rose Jones (Keith) and Amber Hagemeir (Gary); and many cousins.
Dan grew up in West Terre Haute, IN, and attended St. Leonard's School. He was a 1969 graduate of Schulte High School and a graduate of Indiana State University.
He was a devout Catholic and attended Mass daily at St. Patrick's Church in San Francisco. He enlisted in the U.S Navy and was employed by Bechtel, IBM and Hilton San Francisco Union Square. He was an avid reader, had a great interest in cars and enjoyed sports.
He played Little League Baseball at the West Terre Haute ball park as well as football and basketball at Schulte. He excelled at shot put and held the record at Schulte for several years.
Dan was a sweet, kind, sincere, loyal man who cared about his family. He gave generously to the Catholic church missions.
Cremation has taken place. Due to the coronavirus, a mass of Christian burial and a celebration of Dan's life will take place at a later date in Terre Haute, IN. Dan's family would like to thank Monique at the Dalt Hotel and Sutter Hospice for all their help and kindness given to Dan at the end of his life. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church, 756 Mission St., San Francisco,CA 94103; St. Joseph's Church, 113 South 5th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807; or Sutter Care at Home Hospice, 2800 Leavenworth St. #350 B, San Francisco, CA 94133. Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN is assisting with arrangements.
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