Submitted by his Family
Edgar H. Scott
Menands Fire Company #1 – New York
Rank: Fire Police Captain
Date of Death: April 3‚ 2007
Edgar Scott was born October 11‚ 1931‚ in Albany‚ New York‚ to Gordon E. and Pearl H. Scott. He married Beverly Ball on August 7‚ 1954‚ and had two sons‚ Craig H. and Douglas D. Scott. He is also survived by grandsons Kyle M. and Evan E. Scott.
He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War‚ a 49-year member of the American Legion‚ and a 37-year member of the Colonie‚ New York‚ Elks Lodge.
‘Scotty’ was a life member and past secretary and president of the Menands Fire Company #1. He was a warden and then chief fire inspector for the village of Menands for 16 years. He was also a founding member and president of the former Riverside Volunteer Ambulance. He received two ‘Fireman of the Year’ awards and one President’s Award.
He worked as an insurance agent for more than 40 years and was president of E.B. Cantine‚ Inc.‚ when he retired in 1996. He was on committees for the 50th and 75th anniversary celebrations for the Village of Menands.
He was killed in an accident while responding to a call as captain of the Menands Fire Company fire police‚ on April 3‚ 2007. Scotty is missed by many.