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Obituary - BARBARA HELEN FOERSTER SCOTT

 


Barbara Helen Foerster Scott of Orlando, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at her residence. She was 84 years old. Mrs. Scott was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Edward C. and Madeline Owsley Foerster on April 16, 1929. The family relocated to Miami where Mrs. Scott graduated from Miami High School and the University of Miami with a degree in music education. It was there that she met and later married her husband, Aaron, who predeceased her in 1987. She was a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, an honorary music fraternity, and formerly played French horn with the Florida Symphony. The family relocated to the Orlando where she helped her husband with his startup chemical company. The company, which primarily sells lawn chemicals to golf courses, was named DuCor because they both played the French horn. The business flourished and is now run by their son.

Mrs. Scott is survived by her son Jeffrey (Debbie) Scott of Orlando; daughters, Karen Scott Bono of Orlando, and Lisa (Bob) Heidrick of Huntington UK; her sister, Marilyn McQuain of Orlando; and nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Pavilion at Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Maurice Kaprow officiating. The family requests contributions in memory of Barbara Foerster Scott be made to Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, 200 South Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood FL 33021. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando.

 

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