Ralph Dale Scott

August 4, 1934 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 85)

Ralph Dale Scott, of North Strabane Township, formerly of Bethel Park, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, age 85. Ralph was born in Vienna, Ohio. He is survived by his son, Matthew D. Scott (Christine), daughter, Rebecca J. Robert (John) and step-son, Howard F. Strickland (Deborah), preceded in death by his wife, Grace F. Scott, son, Jeffrey D. Johnson-Scott and step grand-daughter Lea M. Strickland. Also survived by grandchildren, Carli Johnson-Scott & Drew Hogan; Delaney, David and Matthew Scott; Alexandra, Morgan and John Jeffrey Robert; and step-grandchildren Dr. Mallory Ciuksza, William and Clay Strickland. Also survived by his brothers Dean Scott (Carol) of Aiken, SC and Donald Scott (Jeannette) of Warren, PA, as well as many nieces and nephews, and first wife Lois Scott. Ralph was the co-founder of Pierson & Scott, Inc. and past-president of Independent Insurance Agents of Pittsburgh. He was the past president of the Insurance Club of Pittsburgh, past chairman of the Board of South Hills Area YMCA 1973-75 and 1979-80, past president of Bethel Park High School Band Boosters 1977-79, past president of Bethel Park High School Athletic Association 1983-84 and a member of Thomas Presbyterian Church. Ralph graduated from Westminster College in 1956 where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity and a member of the U.S. Army 1957-59. Hobbies included golf, racquetball, woodworking, gardening and riding his mower. Ralph never met a stranger; one of the things he enjoyed  most was talking and listening to people.  The family will receive friends from 10 - 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 in John McMillan Presbyterian Church, Bethel Park, with a celebration of life immediately following at 11:30 a.m.  PLEASE NO FLOWERS. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE ALHEIMERS ASSOC., SHIM OR THE WESTMINSTER FUND FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, 319 SOUTH MARKET ST., NEW WILMINGTON, PA 16172.

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