"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  July 26, 2021

Scott Nuzum

January 2, 1968--November 26, 2019

A celebration of life for Scott Nuzum was held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Gillette Memorial Cheaper, Gillette, Wyoming.

Scott passed away Saturday, November 16, due to renal failure. 

Scott was born January 2, 1968, to John and Kathy Nuzum in Ogallala, NE. Scott was born deaf and attended schools for the deaf in Nebraska, Colorado, Louisiana and San Antonio, TX.(He attended Nebraska School for the Deaf from August 26, 1978 to June 1983)  

He enjoyed family gatherings, bingo and filling out his bracket for March Madness. He loved Christmas and riding his bike in sun, wind, rain and snow. 

Scott was independent and did not let his disabilities get in his way.

He will be missed by his family and many friends.

Scott is survived by both his parents, John and Kathy Nuzum; sisters, Becky Nuzum, Amy Schubert (Joe), Katie Hernandez; brother, Jacob Nuzum (Kristin) and many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

Thanks to Amy Willman, President of Nebraska School for the Deaf Alumni Association