Family, friends and colleagues of Horace W. Scott are sad to report his passing on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Horace was 91 years old.
Horace was predeceased by his parents Wendell G. Scott M.D. and Ella Scott. Horace; he is survived by Meredith, his wonderful wife of 51 years; daughters Martha Roeder and Cynthia Barton and son Riley P. Scott, M.D.; granddaughters Melissa Vaeth and Ashely Brockman; great-grandsons, Adrian and Oliver Vaeth; sisters Ann Ter-Pogossian and Sarah (Chuck) Wallace, and multiple nieces and nephews.
Horace was raised in St. Louis and graduated from John Burroughs High School, then Princeton University. He returne to St. Louis and graduated from Washington University School of Medicine. After a year of pathology, Horace took his residency in radiology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Horace also served for two years in the medical corps of the United States Navy at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Horace returned to St. Louis in 1963 and joined Scott Radiological Group, which was founded by his father.
Horace was on the medical staff at Lutheran, Alexian Brothers, Faith, and Jefferson Memorial Hospitals. Horace was chief of the radiology department at Lutheran Hospital for many years. Horace was the main designer of the radiology department of the then new Diagnostic and Treatment Center building at Lutheran Hospital.
Horace had a wonderful and easy-going manner both professionally and socially. Along with a wry sense of humor and professional excellence, Horace was well liked and admired by his professional colleagues, friends and associates.
Horace retired in 1990, and he and Meredith moved to Coronado, where they enjoyed many happy years together.
Horace was cremated and his cemetery interred at Miramar National Cemetery, San Diego, California. According to Horace’s wishes, there will not be a memorial service. Tributes to a charity of one’s choosing are certainly welcome and appreciated.