Scott Larry Devey (1965-2012)

July 2, 2012

Scott Larry Devey (1965-2012) Obituary Scott Larry Devey passed away unexpectedly at home on June 20, 2012. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed. Scott was born May 23, 1965 to Larry and Katherine Devey in American Fork, Utah. He was raised in Alpine, Utah where he enjoyed camping and hiking in the beautiful mountains. He attended American Fork High School where he grew to love music and playing the Trumpet. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the England Leeds Mission. Scott had many fond memories of his time there. When he returned, Scott met his wife, Jennifer Gold Devey, while he was attending the University of Utah. They married on June 17, 1989 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was a wonderful husband and father. He loved his children and enjoyed supporting their many endeavors. Scott was active in his many church assignments over the years and loved the gospel. Scott spent many years repairing and restoring woodwind and brass musical instruments. Additionally, he made instruments such as baroque trumpets, alpine horns, British-style wood flutes, and Native American Flutes. He was also a professional trumpet player and played with several classical and jazz groups over the years. His musical talents will be greatly missed by his fellow musicians. As a trumpet teacher, Scott shared his passion for music with dozens of students over the years and cherished every minute of it. Scott was survived by his wife Jennifer, children Eric, Mark, Joel and Elia; as well as his parents Larry and Katherine. Memorial servies were held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the LDS Herriman Stake Center at 13680 South 5600 West (Rosecrest Road), Herriman., Utah at 11:00 a.m. Viewing will precede the funeral at 9:00 a.m. at the church. Internment at the Lehi City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Devey children through the Scott Devey Memorial Fund at any Moutain American Credit Union. Published in Deseret News on June 24, 2012