SCOTT PALMER METCALFSCOTT PALMER METCALF Scott Palmer Metcalf passed away peacefully on July 27, 2014. He was born on September 28, 1955 at Kapiolani Hospital in Honolulu, and enjoyed a delightful childhood growing up on the Punahou School campus. Scott graduated from Punahou in 1974, and went on to get his degree in Physical Education at the University of Oregon in 1979. Scott is survived by his daughters, Michelle (Jeremiah), and Ashley, their mother Nancy, his parents, Tom and Jan, brothers Kyle (Jane) and Craig (Robin), sister Karen, and nieces and nephews. Scott started his professional life in the retail business in Oregon after college graduation and worked until his family's move back to Hawaii in 1985, soon after the birth of his second child. The family moved to be closer to grandparents, and the desire to raise their children in Hawaii. After growing up on the campus of Punahou School, Scott had a strong desire to work there. He started as an assistant coach for the Boy's Varsity Soccer team for many years, also coaching JV and Intermediate Volleyball teams (two sports that he played in high school and college himself). He volunteered at the school whenever he was needed and later was offered a full time position in the Athletics department. There Scott blossomed, always keeping the focus of what was best for the students. He worked closely with students, parents, coaches from Punahou and other schools, and was adored by many for his enthusiasm and desire to do whatever was needed at the highest level of professionalism. Scott also volunteered in the athletic community officiating track meets as a member of the USA Track and Field Association, where he had the opportunity to interact with students and other athletes from around the island. He loved the interaction with peopleThere were no strangers in his life, just friends he had not yet met. Scott's life will be celebrated on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Punahou School Gymnasium. Visitation will begin at 2:30 pm with the service following at 4 pm. Aloha attire. Please enter through the Main Gate on Punahou Street and Wilder Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Punahou School for the Scott P. Metcalf Scholarship Fund, 1601 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI 96822.
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