Pete Scott Station Engineer (Gatwick) / Aircraft Engineer
Sadly Pete passed away on 4th July, aged 90. My sincere condolences go out to his children Linda and Tina, their families, his friends and former colleagues.
Pete worked for Transair (I think), BUA, BCAL & British Airways as an aircraft engineer. He was Station Engineer at Gatwick too.
Pete moved from Croydon Airport when it closed, leaving family and friends for the then new Gatwick Airport in 1957.
He worked at Gatwick until his retirement in the late 1980s and absolutely loved his job, aircraft and the airport and always had a story to tell about his years at Gatwick.
Pete was hard working and had a good family life, he fought a tough battle in his last two months.
Pete's family remember him as truly one in a million, one of the old guard who seemed to have life 100% spot on and he will be dearly missed.
From Dave Thaxter
Pete was a good friend of my late father, Ron Thaxter, they worked together over their entire careers I think. I remember Pete well, he lived in the house bordering my grandparents garden and he and Dad would often see each other outside of work as well as at work.
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Pete, with late wife Dot, and Adam Thomson.
Pete's funeral service was held on Friday 21st July 2017 at the Surrey & Sussex Crematorium
The family kindly extended an invitation to Pete's friends and former colleagues to join them, and there was a gathering to remember Pete at the Heathy Farm (opposite the crematorium) after his service.