Scott Jay Clark


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Kenduskeag - Scott Jay Clark, 65, passed away peacefully August 12, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Scott was born February 22, 1954 in Dover Foxcroft, to Leon Laforest Clark and Joyce (Carr) Clark.
He was a 1973 graduate of Bangor High School and worked as an electrician for Northern Lights (EMMC) for 42 years. Besides his family, camping, hunting and fishing were his passions. At an early age he bought land, built a camp and became a Registered Maine Guide. He operated Baker Brook Sporting Camp Guide Service in Kenduskeag for 25 years and relished the stories and friendships made there. Upon retirement in 2015, Scott and his co-workers went to camp and permanently retired his alarm clock by blowing it up. He loved spending time with family in the outdoors and supported numerous golf charities including chairing the Lee "Jim" Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament benefiting the John Bapst Scholarship fund.
He was predeceased by his mother, father and brother, Brian Clark.
Scott is survived by his wife of 39 years, Claire Clark; son, Jason and wife, Jamie Clark and their children, Taylor and Olivia of Bangor; son, Ben and wife, Brandy Clark and their children, Ben and Brye of Kenduskeag; sister, Judy Anderson and husband, Leon and their children, Michael and Jamie of East Corinth; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the nursing staff on the third floor of Northern Lights for the attentive and thoughtful care given during his time there. Many thanks to family, friends and extra special neighbors who have called, checked-in and offered their help with Scott's care.
Relatives and friends are welcome to call 5-7pm Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Brooking-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor where a memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 18, 2019 with the Rev. Dr. Rex H. Garrett, officiating. Interment will be held in the Kenduskeag Village Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation in Scott's memory to the charity of your choice.
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Buck & Debbie Page
Aug 19, 2019
We had many great camping times with you all at Branch lake c.g.
Francine Lagasse
Aug 18, 2019
My sympathies go to you my friend and your family.
Eric Fish
Aug 17, 2019
I want to extend my deep heartfelt sympathies to Claire and family on your loss.
Having worked with Scott for many years I will never forget the smell of his breakfast before work, his storytelling, his sense of humor, his calling things out as he saw it, and his sincere concern for the people he was around that were hurting.
You are gone way to soon. Rest in peace.
Bruce and Sharon Nason
Aug 17, 2019
So sad for you and your family I’m sure there’s many memories you and your family could share to many to share with everyone I believe all those memories are with Scott smiling that’s the legacy he left for you smiles are catching and help heal with family by your side he showed you how to be strong thinking of you all and wish you peace
Kip Nelson
Aug 17, 2019
My friend Jason, I sincerely send you my condolences. I’m sure your dad is at peace and pain free now. May the memories be plentiful and always with you 🙏🏻
Rob Thibodeau
Aug 16, 2019
I am very sorry to learn of Scott's passing. I knew Scott at a young age when he lived on Allen street in Bangor as we were friends and classmates all through the school years and rode motorcycles together in our high school years. Scott was a very a very good man and I am sorry for your loss. My condolences to his family and friends.
Tom Starno
Aug 15, 2019
I lost contact with Scott after I left EMMC in 2002 and went to work at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. Scott was a good man with a good heart. I worked with Scott closely on the Leo Higgins Memorial golf Tournament that we held annually at Hermon Meadows. The logo used on the merchandise was a pic of Scott, myself and Joe McDonald, showing us from behind with our golf bags walking towards a hole with a space between the three of us representing Leo’s passing away. Missing from our foursome. Now it would show two spaces between Joe and I representing the loss of Scott. His love for golf was important in those days and I enjoyed many a game with Scott and always teasing him and wanting... some of his tuna sandwiches he’d bring to the course. He was a fun guy and I was honored to have had many good times with him. His love for the outdoors and his passion for his guide service made Scott an icon of the finer ways of life here in Maine. I wish I had known Scott was ill, I would have enjoyed seeing him again. We all have an end that we must face and how we live from birth to death is up to us and how we contribute to humanity. Scott impacted many of the lives with the people he has encountered at the hospital and in his guide service and on the golf course. He had a wonderful life and now gets to Rest In Peace hanging out in heaven, bringing his soul to a new level. I’ll miss you Scott and I thank you for your friendship and good times we shared. Rest In Peace my long lost friend, thanks for the memories.Read more
Jerry Boynton
Aug 15, 2019
My condolences on Scott's passing .I worked with Scott for many years .all my best to the family .
Dennis & Pam Dill
Aug 15, 2019
Our deepest sympathies Claire and family in the loss of your beloved Husband, Dad, & Grampy. May god wrap his arms around you for comfort at this time. Peace be with you .
Dennis & Pam Dill
Aug 15, 2019
Our deepest sympathies Claire and family in the loss of your beloved Husband, Dad, & Grampy. May god wrap his arms around you for comfort at this time. Peace be with you .
Kevin and Vicki (Lovell) Kenny
Aug 15, 2019
Scott and I went to High School together and then we were blessed when his son married our daughter. He loved his hunting and fishing with his boys and creating a “lollipop garden” for his grandchildren. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Michael A. Caron
Aug 15, 2019
I am very sorry to hear of Scott's passing...please accept my condolences. He was a good guy that will be missed by many!
Millard and Becky Bruce
Aug 15, 2019
Our Thoughts and Prayers Go Out To Claire,Her Family and Friends - We Thought Alot Of Scott - He was such a nice guy !
Helen Qualey McKinnon
Aug 15, 2019
My deepest sympathy to Scott’s wife and family. I loved seeing Scott at EMMC for many years and so enjoyed his dry sense of humor. What a life to celebrate! He will remain in our memories forever.
Aug 15, 2019
My heart felt condolences to Scott’s family. I worked at EMMC for 39 years and Scott and I had many encounters! I loved seeing him coming pushing his cart and saying, “what can’t you do now!” He knew I tried to fix things before I called him! He was a kind and gentle man. He will be missed by so many.
Joey Robinson
Aug 15, 2019
You may be gone for now but never forgotten. I will remember all the times we spent together and cherrish them. I loved you Scotty. RIP my Friend
John Diamond
Aug 15, 2019
Very sorry to read of Scott's passing. A good man. Peace to his family and many friends.
John, BHS '73
David Ferguson
Aug 15, 2019
My heartfelt sympathies are extended to the Clark family in your loss of a truly remarkable individual. I too got to know Scott while working at EMMC , he took his work seriously and always enjoyed our friendly chats on numerous occasions about his golf game, his fishing expeditions, etc. May God help sustain your loss by keeping those special moments and memories that you all shared together in his short lifetime
Cathy Berthiaume
Aug 15, 2019
To Scott's family, I have known Scott for many years from working at the hospital. Scott was a very good man, we had many conversation over the years. My deepest thoughts and prayers.
Bill and Sandra Crouch
Aug 15, 2019
We would like to express our heartfelt thoughts and prayers for the Clark family in the loss of Scott. I (Sandra) have only known Scott for a few years but what I have come to enjoy about Scott is his dry sense of humor! As a long-time friend, Scott was known as Father Christmas! He loved giving out candy to the people at the hospital. He enjoyed breakfast every day while eating eggs and hot sauce and reading the newspaper! Having worked with Scott for 28 years, each day there was an adventure! You will be missed and remembered always. Your friend Billy.
Donna Campbellton
Aug 14, 2019
So very sorry for your loss.
Aug 14, 2019
Very sorry for everyone's loss. Worked at the hospital and frequently needed his help, which he always offered with a smile. Gone way too soon. Scott was one of the good guys.
Francis & Fern Desjardins
Aug 14, 2019
Claire & family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family as you grieve the loss of your loved one. We extend our deepest sympathy and ask our Lord to help you during this difficult time.