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Lester D. Scaife, 49, Chicago

Lester D. Scaife, 49 of Chicago passed away on March 16, 2020 in his home.

 

On January 20, 1971, Lester Darnell Scaife was born in Chicago.  He was a treasured son of Jerry and Maebelle Howell Scaife.  Growing up he shared his childhood with a brother Jerry.

 

Lester was especially accomplished in expressing himself through art. Acrylics, pencil or pen and ink on canvas were some of his favorite art tools.  Lester also possessed a fine eye for photography capturing unique perspectives of the subject.

 

Lester showcased his talents in the arts and by starting a business "FineCreativity, Inc." a video production company which specialized in creating promotional short films for the creative community particularly in the areas if design and architecture.  Being the CEO of his own company was a dream come true for him.

 

As an Uncle, Lester loved surrounding himself with his nieces and nephews.  He was very proud of them and their accomplishments in sports and at school.  He was a stellar example of pursuing your dreams despite of obstacles.  Lester’s tenacity was one of his most enduring qualities. The holidays and special family celebrations was where many wonderful memories of a lifetime were made.

 

Left to cherish Lester's memory is his brother Jerry Scaife and wife Rosalind of Chicago; five nieces and nephews: J. Jamarr, Alexis, Nia, Nori and Michael Scaife.  He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

Preceding Lester in death are his parents Jerry and Maebelle Scaife.

 

A celebration of the life of Mr. Lester Darnell Scaife will be held at a date to be announced following the national pandemic. 

 

Burial will follow in the Leiters Ford Cemetery. 

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