Brett L. Scott, 54, of Wauseon, Ohio, died Dec. 15, 2016, at Kingston Care Center of Sylvania, Ohio, following a battle with cancer.
Brett was born April 17, 1962, in Wauseon, the youngest child of Ora and Velma (Towne) Scott.
Brett lived his formative years in Fayette, Ohio, and graduated from Gorham-Fayette High School in 1980. He received an engineering degree from what was then Northwest Technical School. He worked at Fayette Tubular Products for several years before becoming a self-employed engineer, forming a business he named BLS Design. Renown to many in the automotive industry, Brett was a skilled robotics engineer and inventor, and he fielded calls from around the world to help conceptualize various components. Honda Motor Company developed a few of his designs in their automobile manufacturing.
Brett also expressed his creative talents in the form of artistic drawing and had considered publishing a cartoon. His other interests included all types of music, golfing, Indian cuisine, basketball, and gambling at area casinos. He also enjoyed the serenity of nature, and liked being outdoors.
Brett is survived by a sister, Bonnie Bishop of LaJolla, Calif.; a brother, Randy (and Laurie) Scott of Pioneer, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Brett was preceded in death by a sister, Diane Desarmeaux.
Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette, with Rev. Gene Sugg officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Public Broadcasting station (WGTE) in Toledo or to the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples.