Scott Alan MacLeod
East Wenatchee, WA
Scott Alan MacLeod, 62, an East Wenatchee, WA resident for the past 12 years, passed away at his home on February 12, 2014, with his wife at his side, following extended battles with cancer. He was born at Burlington, VT to the late Edward and Dorritt (Favreau) MacLeod on June 2, 1951. He graduated from Highline High School in Seattle and then served in the U.S. Air Force as a Refrigerator Tech for eight years; he was discharged in 1978. After being discharged, he continued working as a Refrigeration Tech for Lamb Westin, then moved to Reno to work as a Private Investigator. Scott later made a move to Yakima and took a new job as the Chief of Police and a Canine Officer for eight years. For the past 22 years, he’s worked as a Senior Special Agent Police Officer for BNSF Railway. In 2006, Scott reconnected with Nolita and together they enjoyed traveling together, riding on his Harley Davidson, and nature photography. They ran their own motorcycle drag racing team, MacLeod Racing Team. They married on December 18, 2010, at Coeur d’Alene, ID. He was a member of AMA, Red Apple Flyer Club, and the JPO Jet Club. Scott was one of two area Certified Jet Pilots. He enjoyed radio controlled airplanes, riding his Harley Davidson and winning his hand at the Black Jack tournaments.
He was preceded by his parents. Scott leaves behind his wife, Nolita MacLeod; daughter, Nicole Stratton of Tallahassee, FL; stepson, Daniel Main of East Wenatchee; siblings, Barry Martin of Arizona, Shawna Martin-Harley of Seattle, WA, Dorene Roth of California, and Gale MacLeod of Silverdale, WA; two grandchildren, Charlie and Allie Stratton of Tallahassee, FL; and beloved BudDog.
A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park in East Wenatchee. You are invited to view his online tribute at www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.