Scott D Christensen passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at home in West Bountiful, Utah. He was born July 13, 1961 in Delta, Utah. He was the son of Merlin Deloy and Martha Catherine Bishop Christensen. Scott graduated from Delta High School in 1979. He went on to serve in the London England Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He attended Snow College, then obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Southern Utah University in 1988. Scott married Monica Cox in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on March 20, 1987. They were later divorced in 2005.
Scott loved life, sports, his children and family. He spent hours thinking about them and how to best serve them. Scott devoted 30 years to working with disabled children at the Davis School District and had just recently celebrated his retirement. He loved watching his students grow and reach their potential. He also loved music and played the trumpet, and played the bass guitar in a dance band for several years.
Scott was passionate and funny. He loved hearing the laughter of others and would often do Donald Duck impersonations. He had a gentle, kind, heart and loved to talk about his family, life and Heavenly Father.
Scott, you are loved, you are special and you will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers: Ken Deloy and Don Merlin Christensen, and brother-in-law: Gary Roper. He is survived by his children: Sydnee Nicole and Nicholas Scott Christensen; his siblings and their spouses: Shirley Roper, Ray (Rinda) Christensen, Kay (Linda) Christensen, Marilyn Oliver, Ann (Hal) Schmid and Jerry (Christina) Christensen.
Family Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 15, at 11:00 am, at the West Bountiful 1st Ward LDS Chapel, 311 North 800 West. Burial will be in the Delta, Utah City Cemetery at 3:30 pm. The recorded Video of the funeral service is available at: https://youtu.be/gmFuIOrKHYw.