Jason Lee Schoo
December 30, 1972 – August 19, 2019
Jason was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Albert and Dena Carlson; paternal grandparents, Noel and Lavina Schoo; brother, Jeremy Schoo. He is survived by his mother, Nancy Schoo (Mike Birkel); father, James Schoo; brother, Jeff Schoo; aunts and uncles; nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Saturday, August 24th at 10am at the West Center Chapel.
Jason was born on December 30, 1972 to James and Nancy Schoo. He graduated from Nebraska City High School and attended Beatrice Community College and Kansas Newman College. He was two months short of graduation when he was diagnosed with cancer. During his treatments he worked as a door-to-door water salesman and also installed underground sprinklers. He then attended Clarkson College for radiology tech and then later earned his MA degree at Vatterott. He worked at UNMC for 17 years in Head & Neck Oncology, where he touched the lives of many patients. Recently he worked for Charles Drew Health Center.
Jason enjoyed spending time with family and his many friends. He also enjoyed baseball, basketball, and football, but his passion was golf. During his senior year he won every meet, won districts and was state champion.
In 2006 he was awarded Cancer Survivor Award in Omaha. He has been very devoted to helping others. He was a fighter and never gave up.