Scott Washington Donovan died at the age of 43 from pneumonia, following influenza. He left behind a wife and 8 children. His last words, probably spoken to comfort my grandmother, were that he would always be there to look after his family.
Scott's son, Charles, was my father. My dad was very small when his dad died and his only clear memory was of sitting beside his casket in the parlor as his dad "slept."