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Scott (Scotty) Fortune

July 17, 1957 - January 28, 2020

Scott (Scotty) FortuneSalem- Scott Scotty Fortune, 62, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on January, 28 2020.

Scott was born in Salem, Oregon on July, 17 1957 to Shannon and Nadine Sturm and was one of seven children. 

Scott attended Gateway Foursquare church, where he was an active member of the congregation. He could often be found cheering someone up with a smile and a laugh, dancing and singing, or volunteering as a cook for special events. 
Scott was an accomplished fisherman, in fact, most pictures are with him and a Chinook Salmon. He lived and breathed the sport and most of his weekends were spent fishing at “his rock” with his brothers and close friends. 

Scott was preceded in death by Shannon and Nadine Sturm and Rick Fortune. Scott is survived by his daughters Sara Fortune and Sadie Sam Hale. His sisters Debbie Ron Fischer, and Joy Walter Borden, and his three brothers Mark Robin, Kevin Sturm, and Bill Susan. Nieces Carly Michael Bittner, Sally Sturm, Ashley Ryan Porter, Tieren Sturm, and Tessa Sturm. Nephews William Sturm and Taylor Stephanie Sturm and his grandson Sam. 

In honor of Scott, a service will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 am. 

Gateway Foursquare Church
525 Idylwood Dr. SE
Salem, OR 97302

In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family has requested that all donations go to Gateway Foursquare Church.  

Fish on Scotty. You will be greatly missed. 


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Scott, You welcomed me into the family and always made me feel special.You've left Bill without a fishing partner. We will miss your laugh and your bizarre sense of humor.We will forever have a giant hole in our hearts.

Scotty was a young man who was a student of mine at Waldo Junior High School. Happy, fun loving and gracious. I’m certain his friends and family will miss him dearly. 

RIP in peace my friend. We will meet again

Scotty, you always made me laugh! Thank you for the joy you always spread! We will never forget you!