DEATH: COLONEL SCOTT A. PEPPER: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT) - Wednesday, August 31, 1994
Deceased Name: DEATH: COLONEL SCOTT A. PEPPER
Devoted son, father, husband, brother and friend, Colonel Scott Austin Pepper, age 46, died August 30, 1994 following a courageous and dignified battle with cancer.
Born September 2, 1947 in Salt Lake City to Amos Austin and Shirley Ann Young Pepper. Scott was raised from a toddler in the loving arms of Bernice Diane Pepper. Married Becky Ray Brereton on March 19, 1971 in Springville; later solemnized in the Jordan River Temple. Active member Murray 25th Ward serving as Priest Quorum instructor. A member of the Army Reserve for 29 years, current rank of Colonel, he recently graduated from the War College in Pennsylvania. Worked as a Murray police officer for 17 years receiving citation from Murray City for Bravery in the line of duty. Member of Footprinters Assoc., also receiving citation for bravery in the of duty. Scott currently was the director of Region III Adult Parole & Probation Division for the State of Utah. Was a graduate of Columbia University. Scott enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest-he loved marathons, golf, was a licensed pilot, and one of the greatest practical jokers.
Survived by wife; children, Allison, Ryan, and Ashleigh Pepper; parents, Amos and Diane Pepper; grandparents, Frank and Florence Young; mother-in-law, Alice Brereton Hansen; brothers, Lynn Pepper, Terry Pepper; Kevin Peper; sisters, Diana Moesinger and Deborah Schoenberg; many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Funeral services Friday, September 2, 1994, 12 noon, Murray Utah Stake Center, 4600 South Brown Street (150 E.), where friends may call Thursday, 6-9 p.m. and Friday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Interment, Mountain View Memorial Estates. Funeral directors, Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary