Lorne L “Buzz” Scofield

Lorne L “Buzz” Scofield

Brighton, Adams County, Colorado, USA
Death 1 Mar 2013 (aged 79)
Centennial, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot Section 45, Site 246
Memorial ID 106240259 · View Source
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Lorne (Buzz) Scofield, 79, of Centennial CO died Friday morning March 1, 2013 after prayers for the dying and anointing by Fr. Joseph Hearty. It was a peaceful death, and he was surrounded by family.

Buzz was born to the late Malcolm and Genevieve Scofield, February 20, 1934, in Brighton CO. He graduated from Brighton High School in 1952. In high school, he played a year of football, then baseball, tennis and track. He also starred in two plays, was president of his senior class, played the drums in a dance band and was voted most likely to succeed. In 1957, he received has bachelor's degree from the University of Denver and an award for the highest grade average for a senior majoring in accounting. He was also invited to be in Phi Beta Kappa. He passed the CPA exam on the first try and was then drafted into the Army. Once he was discharged, he worked as a CPA for Arthur Anderson.

He married Susan Parkhill of Evanston, IL in 1961. Later, he went to work in mortgage banking; then leaving the banking industry, opened a travel agency. When he found that there was no software available to manage his agency, he started a software development company with his son, Randy, to provide accounting and management software for travel agencies. They sold their program, PC MAX, to System One (Continental Airlines) in 1988. In 1994, he and his son, Dave, started another software development company to provide a windows version of travel agency accounting. They sold GlobalWare to Apollo Travel Services (United Airlines) in 1997. With the help of his daughter, Debby, he continued to serve his clients until 5 months before he died.

He was a leader in the Anglican Catholic Church until 1995 when he and his wife entered the Catholic Church, soon to be followed by their four adult children, spouses and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sue, and his four children, Randy, David, Debby Hathaway, and John, as well as 14 grandchildren.

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  • Created by: KLP
  • Added: 5 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106240259
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lorne L “Buzz” Scofield (20 Feb 1934–1 Mar 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106240259, citing Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by KLP (contributor 47145558) .