Scott Alan Nuzum, 51, of Gillette, Wyo. passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, due to renal failure.

He was born Jan. 2, 1968 to John and Kathy (McCrone) Nuzum in Ogallala. Scott was born deaf and attended schools for the deaf in Nebraska, Colorado, Louisiana, and San Antonio, Texas.

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 had many friends.

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

A celebration of Scott’s life was held in Gillette on Nov. 21.