Raise a beer in memory of Jack Scrugham

Jack E Scrugham


Jack E Scrugham (80), Resident of Bishop, CA for 34 years, born in Altoona, PA on May 27, 1934, passed away March 5 at his home in Bishop with his beloved wife by his side.

Jack Scrugham

Jack Scrugham

Jack came to California at the age of 12. He met Dee in high school and they married in 1953.  They moved to Bishop in 1980.  Jack worked as a bartender at Tom’s place for many years, after leaving Tom’s place; Jack worked for Crowley Lake as a dock hand.  Jack was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed hunting. He enjoyed taking care of his roses and his vegetable garden.  He also tried his hand a bull riding at the age of 47 and was awarded the “Hard Luck Cowboy “ belt buckle. Jack also, enjoyed sitting on the porch with his friends enjoying a Budweiser.

He is survived by his wife Dee Scrugham of 61 years, daughters Jackie Gonzaliz and husband Luz of Orange, CA and Linda Scrugham of Bishop. Grandson Chris Greeley and wife Kori, and Granddaughter Jennifer Walker. Great grandchildren Nathan, Jordan and Kaelynn, Sister Betty Peck of  Altoona, PA and numerous nieces and nephews and his favorite granddogger Zelda Mae.

Jack did not want to have any services, but would appreciate if you just raise a beer in his memory.


2 Responses to Raise a beer in memory of Jack Scrugham

  1. Ted March 10, 2015 at 1:33 pm #

    I lived next door to Jack for many years. Nearly always had a smile, and the image of his laugher will always stay with me. Rest in peace Jack!

  2. Rosie D. March 10, 2015 at 8:16 am #

    Yes! I will be proud to raise a beer in Jack Scrughams memory.
    Here is the tears of friendship, my they crystallize when they fall, and be worn as gems in the memory of those whom we loved.
    Take care Dee & family. Love, Rosie Dominguez


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