Muriel A. Scott

BOOTHBAY — Muriel Anne Griffin Scott, 73, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at her home at Stone Croft Farm in Boothbay.

Born on Jan. 11, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she grew up in South Portland and graduated from South Portland High School.
For a number of years, she worked at Porteous, Mitchell and Braun where, in 1972, she met her husband Carl. They were married on Feb. 13, 1974.

She went to work at Senior Spectrum and was influential in changing the name to what is now known as Spectrum Generations. She was a dedicated worker who started with Meals on Wheels and retired in June, of this year, after 35 years of service as the CEO of Spectrum Generations.

Even after her retirement, she kept on as a consultant, due to her vast knowledge of the organization. She was influential in the building of the Cohen Center in Gardiner and the Muskie Center in Waterville. She was on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) from 2006-2011.

She enjoyed painting, gardening, photography and reading.

Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years, Carl Edward Scott of Boothbay; sons, Mark Tracy of Sanford and Scott Tracy of Waterbury, Conn.; daughters, Julie Hanson of Charlestown, W. Va. and Carrie Scott of Ft. Fairfield; sisters, Judy Conley of Raymond and Linda Sturm of Sebasco; a grandson and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Muriel’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Simmons, Harrington & Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. You are invited to share your condolences, photos and tributes with the Scott family by visiting their Book of Memories at

Arrangements are entrusted to Simmons, Harrington & Hall Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to: The American Cancer Society, 1 Main Street #300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240.

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