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Daniel "Scott" Zyph
(August 27, 1930 - January 25, 2013)

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Daniel “Scott” Eldon Zyph passed away Friday, January 25, 2013 at home with his wife by his side. He was born on August 27, 1930 in Toppenish, WA to Ona and Esther (Bariault) Zyph. Scott was raised and went to school in Granger. He was in the Navy from 1950 to 1954 during the Korean War Conflict. During this time he met his wife, Violet Burckhardt and they were married on August 31, 1954 shortly after his discharge from the Navy. They became the proud parents of five children Dan, Bev, Yvonne, Karla and Karl. He worked hard all his life, retiring as a Maintenance Supervisor for Seneca Foods in Prosser, after 26 years in 1997. Scott was an avid fisherman. You could often find him and Violet on Williams Lake in their boat with kids and grandkids. Many special memories were created over the years. He also enjoyed tinkering in his shop on various wood working projects. His biggest joy was spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. Scott came from a family of 22 children. He knew all their birthdates along with those of their spouses and their children. Family was very important to him. Scott is survived by his wife Violet of 58 years. In addition to Violet, Scott is survived by five children; Dan (JoAnn) Zyph of Liberty Lake, Bev (Doug) Brown, Yvonne (Don) Foster, Karla (Tim) Logozzo all of Yakima and Karl Zyph of Prosser. He is also survived by a special niece Dorene (Boyce) Bishop, sixteen grandchildren; Tyler (Shar), Todd, Andrew, Erin (Mike), Matt (Ashley), Marcus (Megan), Jaclyn, Janaye, Joelle, David, Timmy (Leanne), Christopher, Audry, Marty, Ryan and Rachael, Five great grandchildren; Kennedee, Mason, Carson, Eli and Harper, three brothers; Joe, Bill and Jack Zyph and five sisters Margaret, Dorothy, Sharon, Shirley and Carol. He is preceded in death by his parents Ona and Esther Zyph, five brothers; Jim, Elbert, Charles, Don and Tom Zyph, four sisters Joyce, Edith, Lois and Mary, and two infant brothers and two infant sisters. Scott was much loved and will be missed by many. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to North Star Lodge Yakima or Yakima Humane Society. In honor of his request no formal services will be held. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1-4 pm at the Sunnyside Eagle Lodge. Those wishing to sign Scott’s online memorial book may do so at Smith Funeral Home Ltd and Crematory Sunnyside in charge of arrangements.


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