April 26, 1958-January 10, 2013
Scott Arthur Long died in Portland on January 10, 2013 at the age of 54.
Scott was born in Oregon City to parents Marvin and Sandra Long on April 26, 1958. He was raised in Oregon City and attended Oregon City High School. In high school he was on the swim team and was rated the eighth-fastest swimmer in the world at the age of fourteen. In 1982 he married Geraldine Layva and served in the U.S. Navy from 1982-1983.
Scott worked at Shindaiwa for ten years as a warehouse lead until they closed the warehouse and relocated to another state.
He liked camping, fishing, golf, darts, swimming and animals. He also loved playing poker tournaments for the Lions Club in Vernonia and was a five-time champion at Texas Hold ‘Em. He was a real people person who was ready to cheer you up when you were down.
Mr. Long is survived by his wife, Geraldine Long of Milwaukie; father Marvin Long; sister Nancy Schnieder; brothers Ron and Steve Long; aunt Sandi and Michael Young and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceeded in death by his mother Sandra Long and grandparents Vera and Harry Moyer.
There will be a private service held at a later date.
To sign the online guest book and light a candle in his honor, visit anewtradition.com.
Arrangements: Crown Memorial Center Milwaukie