Thursday, February 26, 2009


From the Portland Press Herald. Comments may be left either here or on that site's guestbook:

Scott A. Libby, 25 RAYMOND -- Scott A. Libby, 25, of Libby Lane, died on Feb. 20, 2009, as a result of injuries sustained in an accident in Bethel. Born in Brunswick, on May 21, 1983, he was the son of Harlow J. and Nancy L. (Brooking) Libby Sr. Scott was raised in New Castle and Raymond, he was educated in Raymond and Windham and was a 2001 graduate of Windham High School. After graduation, Scott attended Bentley College, in Waltham, Mass., graduating from there in 2005.

From a young child, Scott enjoyed gardening; as a teen, he worked for Murley's Greenhouse in Raymond; it was there that he learned the art of landscaping. He later started his own business, Libby's Landscaping, of Raymond. In addition to running his own business, he was also employed for H&R Block, in Windham, the Paradise Club in Cambridge, Mass., and he also did private accounting for his clients.

Scott was well known around the local area for donating plants as well as his services to community organizations. He was a member and treasurer of the Farmers Market in Windham as well as a member of the Rainbow Business Professional Association, of Portland. Over the last several years, Scott was instrumental in raising money for the Association's scholarship fund through the sale of his plants. Scott was living his dream. He was predeceased by his father, Harlow J. Libby Sr. in 1995; and his step-father, Jackson P. Maynard in 2007. Maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Brooking, of Bloomburg, Pa., and paternal grandfather, Halbor Libby, of New Castle have also predeceased him.

Survivors include his mother, Nancy Libby-Maynard of Raymond; three brothers, Harlow J. Libby Jr. of New Castle, Jon Libby of Coopers Mills, and Jerry Libby of Jefferson; paternal grandmother, Vivian Libby of New Castle; and many aunts, uncles; cousins and friends.

There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at the Casco Village Church, 941 Meadow Rd., in Casco. The Rev. Joyce A. Long will officiate. A reception will be held at the church following the service. Memorial donations may be made in Scott's memory to: Raymond Rescue P.O. Box 741 Raymond, Maine or to The Rainbow Business Professional Association Scholarship Fund. Information may be found on their web site at:

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