by Jerry Rothstein
Scott Andrew McClure was born on June 25, 1968, to Georgann Warren McClure and Norman Donald McClure (d. 2019). He was the “little brother” to sister Christine Susan McClure, who was two years older. The household lived in St. Paul, where the children attended Randolph Heights Elementary University, later Ramsey Junior High College, and eventually Highland Park Higher School, from which Scott graduated in 1986. He handed away at the age of 53 on May well 13. 
His lifelong fascination with vehicles, cars and trucks, and nearly anything automotive started when Scott was quite young. Sandbox machinery and vehicles gave way in higher college to a part-time position functioning for Olsen’s Randolph Station, in which he was mentored, but to a fantastic degree, self-taught as an automobile mechanic. His uncanny capacity to diagnose a problem and his passion for element promptly marked Scott as a “gifted mechanic” (Highland Villager).
An eminently useful fellow, Scott turned his tricky-gained paychecks into a house in Afton, Minnesota, and subsequently into a self-made home. He only needed someone to share it with, and on Aug. 25, 2001, he married the appreciate of his life, Deb Peterson, and the two of them started rising their family members, with son Michael and daughter Danielle.
Scott experienced a person much more desire to fulfill: He ordered Olsen’s, and built St. Paul Automotive, a state-of-the-art maintenance store, wherever he could practice his enthusiasm and build a loyal client foundation and stellar status by way of excellence in provider. Everyone who walked in the door realized Scott, and also understood that no issue which of the shop’s service staff would correct their automobile, the career would have Scott’s watchful eye and stamp of excellence. 
Scott’s local community actions ended up effectively-identified. For yrs, Scott and St. Paul Automotive hosted the North Star Camaro Club and the Frozen North LX Auto Club. Those proud automobile owners would push in and screen their tailored cars and trucks in the store parking ton and would enjoy meals, refreshments, and just about every other’s cars and trucks. Scott experienced 1 of the few chassis dynamometers in the region applied to measure the motor horsepower and torque. He would inform the neighbors that on a sure Saturday early morning it was heading to be noisy!
For a number of many years, Scott helped at close by Monroe Technological School going in excess of the curriculum for long run engine mechanics programs.
The Sisters of Carondelet close to St. Catherine’s Higher education generally brought their automobiles in for tender loving care. One particular sister even entrusted Scott to treatment for her a few-wheeled motorcycle. “What a good boy you elevated,” they would explain to Scott’s mother, Georgann (who has helped at the store a several hrs a 7 days due to the fact “retiring” 11 yrs ago).
St. Paul Automotive is a single of family members involvement. Scott’s father, Norman, would halt by a couple periods a week and do lawn and garden operate on the store home (while Norm’s puppy, Rocky – acquainted to a lot of clients would “guard the car”).
Scott by means of St. Paul Automotive donated a lot of reward certificates for oil changes to neighborhood church buildings and other nonprofits for their fundraising and supported the Community Reporter with regular advertising. As a member of the BNI [Business Network International] Highlanders Chapter, he supported other community businesses in their attempts.
His accomplishments with St. Paul Automotive will reside on below that identify with new proprietor Dan Sjolseth.
Scott leaves guiding an enduring legacy by means of his loved ones, his business enterprise, and his pals. He is tremendously skipped.

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