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Gaylord Scott

June 26, 1930 — February 8, 2017

Gaylord Jay Scott, Tooele, UT went home to be with his Lord on February 8, 2017. He was born June 26, 1930 in Mapleton, Iowa to Reece & Lela (Birtwell) Scott. Gaylord was a devoted Husband and Father. He married Jacqueline Beverly Wenzel on June 27, 1953 and had six children before her death in 1966. He then married Carol Ann Bucholdt on November 24, 1967 and adopted a daughter Brenda.

He is survived by a sister Connie & Jim Johnson, six of seven children, Betty and John Enlund, Diane & Philip Parish, Alan & Theresa (Morton) Scott, Joan & Butch Teal, Steven Scott, Bryan & Kelly (Henson) Scott, eleven grandchildren, Lindsay Wooten, Jackie Graham, Teri Sanford, Steven Mark Scott II, Elisabeth Parish, Jamin Parish, Mark Parish, Ashton Hutton, David Parish, Kristin Scott, Bryan Jay Scott Jr., and eighteen great grandchildren, Tyson Coats, Lanayah Coats, Adrian Wooten,  Aleigha Hutton, Alaura Hutton, Kayleigh Scott, Lee Scott, Steven Mark Scott III, Audrey Baker, Leo Graham, Sabrina Sanford, Rhianna Sanford, Audrianna Sanford, James Sanford Jr., Jeremiah Turner, J’Aaliyah Turner. He was preceded in death by his parents Reece & Lela (Birtwell) Scott, wife Jacqueline (Wenzel) Scott, wife Carol (Bucholdt) Scott, brother Harold Scott, brother Howard Scott, daughter Brenda Scott, great grandchildren Christopher Baker and Sierra Baker.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at 1 PM at Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park, 17111 South Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale, Utah  84065. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the building fund of Mountain View Baptist Church, PO Box 837, Grantsville, UT 84029. Online condolences may be posted at

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