Scott Doré left an impression in our hearts & imprints in our group that will remain with us forever.
So many great and accurate words describe him: kind, funny, generous, patient, and many more. This good man who will be so dearly missed was also very good at not taking the spotlight. Looking through years of photos and stories about Scott, I noticed something. He was always there but rarely took center stage. He was content to always kept that sly grin, kind words, and playful spirit ready to go at any time.
Scott was always present for us to answer the tech issue, to share a meal, to solve a problem, or just hang. He found joy in helping and giving. A quality that is too rare these days.
Scott helped me in so many ways. Help me to be a better programmer. Told me when I need to be a better manager. And he always managed to help me finish my terrible jokes no matter how many times I was repeating them. There are too many to go through, but one we loved is this: I would say, “Not sure If I can move this, I have a weak back”. Scott would not miss a beat and make sure everyone (especially the new folks) would hear, “Bill, when did you get that weak back?”. Of course, I would look at him, smile, and say, “oh, about a week back”. The loudest laughter at this would usually come from Scott.
Beyond silly jokes and a love of sushi, he made everyone feel special. He connected with so many fellow employees, clients, and members of the community. And we all loved him back. I just wish we had more time with him.
He talked of love of family, friends, and the balance of work and play. Always making sure he had the priorities and values that he learned from a young age showing as an example to the rest of us. We have his mother Helen, his father Tommy, and his sister Sara to thank for helping shape this man who shared much of his life with us.
Our organization was so blessed. For nearly 20 years we had a true gentleman and angel in our midst. He helped set the culture of honesty, loyalty, and care within our group. Values we will hold dear forever.
We miss you Scott. God bless you and your family.