December 1st, 2021
Dennis J. Scully peacefully passed away with family at his side, December 1, 2021 after a brief illness. He was two weeks shy of his 96th birthday.
Dennis was born in Evanston, IL. With his parents Stanley and Josephine Bockius Scully and his beloved little sister Barbara, he lived his early years first in Glencoe and then in Winnetka. He graduated from New Trier High school in 1943, where he was
quite the basketball player and golfer. He played varsity on both teams in his sophomore, junior and senior years, captain of the basketball team. His love for golf never left him as he played with passion until just recently.
Dennis was a successful insurance executive for most of his working career, climbing the corporate ladder along the way and moving and living in some of the country's finest towns, IE Northport, Long Island, Darien, Ct and of course his home town, Winettka, IL. Dennis changed his career path in 1976 when he bought the Echo Lake Inn in Tyson Vt, just north of Ludlow. The entire family joined in on the adventure. He finished his working career owning an Insurance agency in Ludlow, Vt. Soon after he retired, he moved to South Florida where he lived out his life with his second wife Sally. Den always had the knack of nice places to live. In Florida he lived in Boynton Beach, Tequesta, Stuart, Hobe Sound and eventually Sally and Den moved to John Knox Village in Orange City. Always near the water! He loved the Florida life, boating, golfing and traveling. Dennis is survived by his first wife Barbara Scully of Woodstock, Vt. , his four children, Jim Scully of Wilmette Il, Roger Scully of Mt. Holly Vt, Robin Warren of Hartland, Vt, Kevin Scully of Boynton Beach, Fl and numerous grand and great grand children. He was predeceased by Sally Scully in March of 2018. He is also predeceased by his loving little sister Barbara Deuss of Marengo, Il.
In lieu of flowers or any gifts, please donate to Wounded Warriors in his name.