Rita O. Scott, 63, native Washingtonian and passionate educator and consultant, inspired hundreds of District of Columbia public school children with math and science games and competitions, success in regional Scripps Spelling Bee and cross cultural discovery gathered from her 12 years corporate business experience living in Tokyo, Japan.
Rita was the beloved daughter of the late Otis and Catherine Scott.
She is survived by sisters, Paula and Allison Scott; niece, Catherine Scott; nephews, Marcus and Jared Scott; aunts, Flossie Hudson, Louise Scott, Dora Scott, Ruby Scott, Myrtle L. Scott, Evelyn Higginbotham, Ella Burgess and Alberta Burgess; uncles, James Scott (Evoria), Harvey Burgess (Dessie) and George Burgess (Jean); many other relatives and friends through out the U.S.A. and the world.
Donations may be made to:
Calvary Episcopal Church, Saturday Breakfast for the Homeless program
820 - 6th Street N.E., Washington, DC 20002,