Scott Sanders Higgins
Sept. 19, 1958-Aug. 25, 2018
Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
Scott Sanders Higgins, 59, of Cherry Hills Village, CO passed away while riding his bike in a triathlon on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Son of the late Jack Kirby Higgins and step son of the late Sally Higgins of St. Louis, MO. Also the son of the late Cynthia Jane Sanders Higgins and brother of the late Johnny Shackelford Higgins of Kansas City, MO. Scott is survived by his wife of 26 years, Laurie Shea Higgins; beloved children, Kendall, Danielle, Andrew & Johnny; sisters, Cindy (Dave Montgomery) Higgins & Christy (Tim Hooper) Higgins Hooper. Uncle of Estelle, Jesse, Kirby & Hawley Montgomery & Haley & Brooks Hooper. He is also survived by hundreds of relatives and friends.
Scott's greatest love was being a DAD. He was also a baseball coach, Eagle Scout, Cubmaster, hockey player, snowboarder, golfer, mountain climber, triathlete and pianist. Scott graduated from Clemson University where he was a member of the rugby and football teams; He has a CPA, an MBA and was working on his PhD. He was the CEO of an on-line education company. Scott loved appetizers, Dr. Pepper, crazy hats, barbecuing, watching sports and fantasy football. On August 31, 2018 there was a Celebration of Life for Scott at The Higgins residence in Colorado; hats and colorful attire were recommended. Woodside was well represented at the memorial.
The Higgins family resided in Woodside before the move to Cherry Hills, CO. The children attended Woodside Elementary and Scott was an integral part of the community serving as past president of the Woodside Recreation committee and a proud member of the White team on the coed Summer softball team. He was also known to play a mean match of broom ball on ice. In lieu of flowers or donations the Higgins family would prefer that everyone remember to hug your loved ones and get your heart checked.