Scott Patrick Deem died on May 18, 2017, from injuries sustained when he was trapped in a structural collapse during a four-alarm shopping center fire. Several other firefighters were injured in this fire.
Scott graduated from Southwest High School, Class of 2004, and knew in his heart that he wanted to be a firefighter. He was a proud six-year veteran of the San Antonio Fire Department.
He was a loving, caring, and considerate man. Scott loved to play football, cross fit competition, paddleball, basketball, and was a great bowler. He was a passionate SPURS and Dallas Cowboys fan.
He was a beloved husband, father, son, and friend. He was survived by his high school sweetheart and first love, Jennifer M. Deem; their children, Dakota M. Deem, Tyler P. Deem, and Aubrey Deem; his mother, Susan Deem, and stepfather, Roy Hernandez; brothers, Michael Hernandez, Bradley Hernandez, Roy Hernandez Jr., and Chris Hernandez; his mother-in-law, Linda Martinez Guel; extended family; and many wonderful friends.
He was remembered as a dedicated and courageous firefighter, a hard worker, and a great family man.