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Scott Taylor Macgregor

d. May 7, 2008

age 61, died suddenly on May 7, 2008, while riding his bicycle near his family home on Bainbridge Island, WA. He was born April 7, 1947, in Redwing MN to Alan and Margaret MacGregor, who have preceded him in death. Scott was a long time resident of Bainbridge Island, where he raised his son and daughter, Matt and Sirianna MacGregor. His wife of 39 years, Julie, has been at his side since their college days at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Scott earned a Masters of Architecture and Urban Planning in 1972 at the University of Washington. He recently earned a Master of Science in Project Management from City University. He was a licensed architect most recently with Art Anderson Associates of Bremerton and a member of the American Institute of Architects. Scott truly found joy in every day and shared that positive spirit with all who knew him.Scott was an avid sailboat racer and a member of PMYC. He shared his love of sailing and design with his children and others. Scott enjoyed singing with the Bainbridge Chorale and participating in other musical events as a trombonist. He built his solar home for his family with his own hands and worked for several years in Anchorage AK as a solar architect. He was always learning and expanding his talents. Scott was willing to solve building or planning issues for family and friends and took great delight in helping. A former art teacher, he continued to draw during travels with his wife and documented these precious times in pen and ink. Skiing, hiking, biking, building, cooking, gardening , as well as sailing were all part of his full life. Traveling Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, and commuting by speed boat were great fun for Scott and his friends. He reveled in his latest work in marine and boat design while at Art Anderson as Design Manager and found great satisfaction in his work,, both projects and colleagues. Scott is survived by his wife Julie, of Bainbridge Island, their son Matt MacGregor, his wife Alison and Scott's grandson Gavin Charles, 19 months of Seattle, WA; daughter Sirianna MacGregor, of San Francisco, CA. Scott's brother Mike MacGregor, his wife Sue of Appleton, WI; his sister Molly MacGregor Falkowski, her husband David of Merced CA. his brothers in law, Dr Peter Mjos and wife Karen, of Anchorage AK, and Dr David Mjos and wife Pat of Colorado Springs, CO. His wonderful nieces and nephews include Leif and Brita Mjos, Chad, Nate and Corey Mjos and Steven and Mark MacGregor.We invite Scott's friends and colleagues to join us in a celebration of his life on Thursday, May 22, at 4:15 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 1310 Madison Avenue NE on Bainbridge Island. There will be a reception following at the church hall.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or American Friends Service Committee for Peace and Justice.

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