Jump to content


R.I.P. Scott VanSlooten


  • You cannot reply to this topic
15 replies to this topic

#1 bigphoto

bigphoto

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 880 posts
  • Location:West Michigan

Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:40 PM

A very good friend and fellow modeller and founder of the Meet & Greet Model club of Grand Rapids MI.

passed away Sat. the 9th.

 

He always offered up his home for us for meetings a build and bull sessions along with several 24hr builds. He was always willing to help another guy out.

 

Good Bye my friend may you now be able to walk among the heavens and hopefully put in a good word for the rest of us.



#2 vintagercr

vintagercr

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 720 posts
  • Location:Belleville, ON
  • Full Name:Stephen Martin

Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:43 PM

Tim, while I did not know Scott, I am saddened by his passing.

#3 Dan Helferich

Dan Helferich

    MCM Avid Poster

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 317 posts
  • Location:Joliet Il.

Posted 10 February 2013 - 04:09 PM

Scott was a great guy and my friend. We had lots of good times together and I'll miss him. He was in a lot of discomfort the last year or so but still could joke and laugh. He was one of the good guys. Be at peace Scott.



#4 george 53

george 53

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,855 posts
  • Location:Allen Park, MI 48101
  • Full Name:George53

Posted 10 February 2013 - 04:13 PM

Didn't know the gentleman, but my freinds did, and it's ALWAYS a sad occasion to loose a fellow modeler. Rest In Peace Scott. God Bless you and your family.



#5 PatRedmond

PatRedmond

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,192 posts
  • Location:Windsor, Ontario.

Posted 10 February 2013 - 04:48 PM

Peace to you, Scott.



#6 Tom Geiger

Tom Geiger

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,086 posts
  • Location:Exton, PA
  • Full Name:Tom Geiger

Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

So sorry to hear!  I knew Scott on the Spotlight board and the reports of the Meet & Greet group on the board.  Peace to Scott and his family.



#7 Ramfins59

Ramfins59

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,736 posts
  • Location:Cranberry township pa
  • Full Name:Richard Manson

Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:57 PM

Condolences to the family and friends.



#8 Danno

Danno

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 12,591 posts
  • Location:Okay. By now you all know ~ Aridzona.
  • Full Name:Nameless Natural Luminary

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:28 PM

Sorry to hear that. 

 

Sincerest condolences to his family and friends.

 

 

 



#9 scummy

scummy

    MCM Avid Poster

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 457 posts
  • Location:SYDNEY , AUSTRALIA
  • Full Name:Mark Harmer

Posted 10 February 2013 - 11:34 PM

Rest easy old mate.



#10 Jon Cole

Jon Cole

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,417 posts
  • Location:NH, USA
  • Full Name:Jon... although my parents used to call me "KNOCK IT OFF!"

Posted 11 February 2013 - 06:36 AM

RIP Scott. 

ScottVanSlooten.jpg

 



#11 Kris Morgan

Kris Morgan

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 857 posts
  • Location:Westland MI.
  • Full Name:Kris Morgan

Posted 11 February 2013 - 09:58 AM

I have heard of Scott through several other local modelers. This is sad news indeed. R.I.P. Scott.



#12 Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

    MCM Avid Poster

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 347 posts
  • Location:Pittsburgh Pa
  • Full Name:Thomas

Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:59 PM

sad to hear of his passing.

#13 1972coronet

1972coronet

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,326 posts
  • Location:Murrieta (South-West Riverside County) , Ca
  • Full Name:John Shoe

Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:49 PM

My most sincere condolences to the friends and family of Scott .

 

"see you when I get there ...

... if they let me in."



#14 Ron W.

Ron W.

    MCM Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 69 posts
  • Location:Grand Rapids,Michigan
  • Full Name:Ronald Wood

Posted 13 February 2013 - 09:59 AM

Scott was the founding starter for the "Meet & Greet" club. Our first meeting was with "Spooter" aka Paul Spolhof,and my self. We set up the ground rules. "No judging allowed of others builds",and "you must bring one,or more to display to each meeting if possible,even if it was under construction". Then the guys on their own started swapping parts,or donating parts they didn't need. We started only using a small table at the resturant...now it has gotten so big...the display table ended up being on the pool table in the resturant ! Scott was the one who would get the dates the guys chose,and he was the one who called the resturant,and set up the date with them. Scott,and his ife Sandy let us use their basement a lot. He would also help guys in their builds. He was into building "Pro-Street" builds. He challenged me to get out of my 50s "custom" builds,and do a "Pro-Street" build. I ended up doing a 60 Ford. It was hard for me not to put on fender skirts,and wide whites ! LOL! This shows what a big part of our club                hewas.He will be missed.

Attached Files



#15 jerseyjunker1

jerseyjunker1

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 534 posts
  • Location:hopatcong nj
  • Full Name:Manny Solano

Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:07 AM

i hate to hear when anyone of our fellow modelers and collectors passes and i know how it feels to lose a great friend as my best friend passed i 2006 in a ski doo accident when it self accelerated went out of control and failed to shut off.

R.I.P. Scott

R.I.P. Bill



#16 MAGNUM4342

MAGNUM4342

    MCM Ohana

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,285 posts
  • Location:Parkersburg
  • Full Name:Kevin White

Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:10 AM

My condolences for the loss of your friend.