Scott Leetch, 66 passed away peacefully Wednesday March 9, at his home. Scott was born June 18, 1955, in Youngstown, a son of Albert “Jack” and JoAnn Collins Leetch. He was a 1973 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School where he set many city series records in track and field. After graduation, Scott enlisted in the Air Force where he was a dog trainer. Upon being discharged from the Air Force, Scott received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Youngstown State University. Scott then moved to Kansas and became a proud Jayhawk at Kansas University, where he received a Master of Science degree in Psychology. He started his career in Florida where he worked in the adolescent development field for many years, before moving home to be with family and friends. Scott was an avid reader and Cleveland sports fan.
Along with his father of Poland, Scott leaves to cherish his memory his brothers David (Karen) Leetch of Canfield, Robert Leetch of Florida, and Timothy (Susan) Leetch of Boardman, sisters Jayne (Harry) Kale of New Middletown and Carrie Leetch of Boardman, and several nieces and nephews. Scott is preceded in death by his mother JoAnn, brother John Leetch, sister May Pat Leetch and a niece Kirsten Leetch Pepperney.
Private services were officiated by Rev Edward P. Noga Wednesday March 16, 2022, at the Fox Funeral Home.
Material tributes can be made in Scott’s memory to all About the Pawz in Austintown.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, OH. 44512.
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