Michael Scott Owens

Michael Scott Owens

Feb. 16, 1963 – Nov. 7, 2019

Michael Scott Owens, 56, of Homer, Alaska, passed away at his home with his beloved wife, Maureen Powers, by his side on Nov 7, 2019. He had been diagnosed with advanced stage liver disease in September 2019.

Michael Scott (Scott) was born while his father was stationed at Truax Air Field, Madison, Wisconsin. His father’s military career in the Air Force took the family to many different states and several countries, but he always enjoyed visiting his grandparents’ farm and his cousins in Wisconsin. The family eventually settled in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, where they purchased a jewelry store.

Michael Scott graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1980 and he took courses from Cerritos College. He enjoyed working on the cars his dad raced and helped design things in the jewelry shop. Later, he met the love of his life, Maureen Powers. The couple relocated to Los Angeles, California, where Maureen was a hospice nurse.

After a few years of living in the Los Angeles, California area, the couple purchased a school bus, packed up all their belongings, and relocated to Alaska. He married his love, Maureen Powers, when they settled in Homer, Alaska. Scott started a computer business, “Canduit P C” in 2004 until the present, and he was active in many organizations that helped folks who needed help such as NAMI.

Scott is survived by his mother, Diana Owens of Arkansas; maternal aunts, Vivian ( Jake Gruenewald) of Florida, Chris (Wm Figi) of Beloit, and Renelle (Clayton Elmer) Juda; cousins, Cherie (John Norquay), Susan (Dave Lautenschlager). Jody (Troy Wusterbarth). Carole Gruenewald, Ellee Damore, Nora Figi, Heather (Scott Ellefson) and Heidi (Justin Bolton); nieces, Callie and Jenna Owens; and nephew, Bryce Owens.

Scott was predeceased by his father, Michael I. Owens; his brother, Paul; his uncle, Wm James Figi; maternal grandparents, Wm J. and Eleanor Figi Argyle; and great-grandparents, Wm J and Lena Figi Argyle.