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SCOTHORN, Donald Wayne
SCOTHORN, Donald Wayne - 45, Lyons Brook, Pictou Co., died Sunday, September 7, 1997, at home. Born in the family home in Hardwood Lands, Hants Co., he was a son of Alfred and Jean (Lacey) Scothorn, Hardwood Lands. He was a graduate of Nova Scotia Agricultural College and a partner in the development of Scothorn Farms Ltd., Hardwood Lands. He was past president of the Nova Scotia Holstein Association; chairman of the Sire Selection Committee, Nova Scotia Animal Breeders Co-op, and an active 4-H leader and dairy judge. Donald was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Canada and the New Caledonia Curling Club, Pictou. He had been a resident of Lyons Brook since 1983. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, the former Marlene MacDonald; sons, Jeffrey and wife Ruth, Port Williams; Daniel, Saskatoon, Sask.; Alexander and Bradley, both of Lyons Brook; brothers, Michael and Gary, both of Hardwood Lands; sister, Janet Everett, Moncton, N.B.; maternal grandmother, Bella Lacey; 23 nieces and nephews and a grandnephew. He was predeceased by brother, Reginald; maternal grandfather, Willard Lacey; paternal grandparents, Reginald and Edna (Kelly) Scothorn; great-uncle, Percy Scothorn. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday from First Presbyterian Church, Pictou, Rev. Iona MacLean officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Hardwood Lands Cemetery, Hants County, Rev. Harold King officiating. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made to the Reginald and Donald Scothorn Memorial Fund c/o Nova Scotia 4-H Council, P.O. Box 550, Truro, N.S., B2N 5E3.

[Halifax Herald Limited, Tuesday, September 9, 1997]
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