Nathan Scott Crooks: Nov. 19, 1961 – March 1, 2016

Crooks,-Nathan-pic-for-obit-001Nathan “Scott” Crooks was born Nov. 19, 1961, in Phoenix Ariz. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Alberta and Jim Le Feber of Berthoud, one sister and brother-in-law, Debra and Mark Medvedeff of Loveland; two nephews, Robert Crooks and wife Soyna of North Pole, Alaska and Jimmy Dew of Greeley; two great nephews, Matthew and Ryan Crooks, also his father James Crooks of Benson, Ariz.; and one stepbrother, Greg Carter of Kingman, Ariz.; four aunts, two uncles, and many cousins.

Scott grew up in Berthoud and had many interests, including tae kwon do, skateboarding and motorcycle racing. He later graduated Harley Davidson school of Mechanics. After returning to Colorado Scott suffered a severe brain injury in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident in April of 1994. He was cared for at home by his mother and stepfather until his death on March 1, 2016. A memorial will be held Sunday, March 13, 2016, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Berthoud Community Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Colorado Reading in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.