Suzanne Scott

SCOTT, Suzanne 1930 – 2013 Suzanne Scott passed away on September 9, 2013 at the age of 83. Born Suzanne Marshall in Lincoln, Nebraska on June 14, 1930, she was a 1948 graduate of Lincoln High School and a 1953 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Following college, she taught elementary school for nine years. After taking time out of the work force to raise two sons, she became an entrepreneur, establishing Singer Enterprises, a boutique gift shop in Bel Air Plaza. In subsequent years, she was an Executive Assistant for the Eisenstatt, Kinnamon, Higgins, Okun law firm, the Barn’rds International restaurant chain, and CBS Real Estate. In 1984, she became founding Executive Director of the Omaha Zoo Foundation. In that role, she took a special interest in developing the membership campaign and family memberships doubled in number during her four-year tenure. Sue resigned the Omaha Zoo Foundation position upon her marriage to Walter Scott, Jr. in 1987, but remained active in a volunteer and philanthropic role. Two attractions at the Zoo bear her name—Sue’s Carousel and the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium. Sue was very active in community affairs, chairing many civic events and serving on numerous non-profit guilds and boards. Among the charities for which she served as a director are Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation, Goodwill Industries, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha Zoological Society, The Salvation Army Advisory Board; she also served as board chair for Bellevue University and the United Way of the Midlands. She was longtime volunteer for Ak-Sar-Ben and served as chair of the Women’s Ball Committee. Sue is survived by a brother, Dr. Dick Marshall of Lincoln. Walter and Sue have six children in their combined family; Dr. Bill Singer (Lynette) of Omaha, Dr. Bob Singer (Beth) of Nashville, Tennessee, Karen Dixon (Wes) of Kansas City, Sandy Parker (Dave) of Omaha, Amy Scott of Omaha, and David Scott (Lori) of Omaha, and seventeen grandchildren. A private family service is planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Omaha Zoo Foundation.

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