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Obituaries

Obituaries

Scott Williamson 1975 - 2008 Leawood

A tribute service for Scott Williamson, 32, Trumansburg, N.Y., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Resurrection Chapel in Leawood.Mr. Williamson died Friday, March 14, 2008, after a battle with glioblastoma.He was born May 15, 1975, in Lawrence, the son of Brad and Carol Williamson.Mr. Williamson worked as an assistant professor at Cornell University in the field of evolutionary biology.Survivors include his wife, Shannon, of the home; two daughters, Emma and Claire, of the home; his grandparents, J. Fred Williamson and Lois Patton, Kansas; his parents, Brad and Carol Williamson, Olathe; and a sister, Erica Reynolds, Olathe. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home Olathe Chapel with a reception to follow. The first Everybody-Loves-Scott Event will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Prairie Center in Olathe.The family suggests memorials to the Williamson Memorial Education Fund, sent in care of First National Bank of Olathe, P.O. Box 1500, Olathe, KS 66051.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.