Scott Lee Sawyer

Scott Lee Sawyer, 53, of Whiting, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at Burgess Health Center in Onawa, Iowa.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Catie Newman officiating.  (Social distancing measures must be followed). Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Scott Lee Sawyer was born May 20, 1966, in St. Peter, Minnesota, the son of Kenneth Lee and Sharon Kay (Walton) Sawyer.   He grew up in and around the Fort Dodge area.  He graduated with honors from Twin Rivers High School in 1984, he played football and basketball in high school.  He received his AA Degree from Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, Iowa and BA Degree of Business: Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa with honors in 1988.  He then obtained his Certified Public Accountant License and worked in healthcare his whole life.

Scott and Julia Lucile (Brass) were united into marriage November 3, 1991 in Humboldt, Iowa. They were married for 28 wonderful years.  To this union two children were born, Kristin and Aimee.

He worked as a Chief Financial Officer for 17 years at the Community Medical Center in Falls City, Nebraska.  He was a sports fanatic, watching all sports, collecting sports memorabilia, and followed every sport possible.  Scott especially loved spending time with all of his family and loved his career.

Scott was a member of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was also a member of the Healthcare Financial Association.  He was a board member of the Community Medical Center Foundation.

Survivors include his wife, Julia Sawyer of Whiting, Iowa; two children, Kristin (Bryce) Sidwell of Whiting, Iowa and Aimee Sawyer of Sioux City, Iowa; granddaughter, Aliana Sawyer of Sioux City, Iowa; his mother, Sharon Sawyer of Humboldt, Iowa; and two sisters, Kim (Randal) Metzger of Hudson, Colorado and Niki (Ryan) Rathert of Lantana, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Lee Sawyer; a brother, Steven Sawyer, and maternal grandparents, Boyd and Edna (Allen) Walton.

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