Scott Dickinson

Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Dr. Scott Dickinson, 83, of Galva, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Ill.
Visitation is 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Rux, Galva. Private memorial services are a later date.
He was born June 26, 1929, in Chicago, to Phil and Ruth Dickinson.
Surviving are wife, Margery; daughter, Susan, Galesburg; son, Phil (Maureen), Oneida; granddaughter, Maggie; sister, Ellen McTammany, Hingham, Mass.; sister-in-law, Ruth Weber Dickinson, San Diego, Calif.; brother-in-law, Knute Knudson, Beaufort, S.C.


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