American Veteran 04

John Scott Gilger

November 24, 1963 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 57)


John Scott Gilger, 57, of Elyria died Saturday, September 18, 2021, at home. Born on November 24, 1963, in Wellington, he was the son of Phyllis (née Hall) and the late Dale H. Gilger. Scott was a graduate of Wellington High School. 


Following graduation, Scott served in the United States Army. He retired from InvaCare. Scott was an athlete, competing in wheelchair races including the LA wheelchair marathon. 


Survivors include his mother, Phyllis Gilger; siblings Mark (Marsha) Gilger, of Doylestown, Hope (Keith) Chada, of Chicago, IL, Penny (Tony) Disiena, of Ocala, FL, Janet (David) Alexander, of Richmond, KY, and Patrick (Colleen) Gilger, of Powell; and many nieces and nephews. 


A memorial service will be held at a later date, Norton-Eastman Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at 

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Celebration of Life
October 30, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
AmVets Post 32
11087 Middle Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035

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