Scott Eugene Weary, DC, 64, of Tucson, AZ, passed from this life on Monday, May 27, 2019, in the home of his mother, Marcia Weary, of Green Valley, AZ. He was born in York, NE, on June 11, 1954. His father, H. Eugene Weary, DDS, preceded him in passing in 2014. Dr. Weary attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and received his Doctorate on September 30, 1977, from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA. Dr. Weary spent his first two years in practice in Melbourne, Australia, as an associate of his friend, Nickolas Kiss von Soly, DC. Returning to the USA, Dr. Weary established a solo practice in Shawnee, OK. In 1986 he fulfilled his dream to live in Arizona and entered a group practice in Tucson.
Dr. Weary was dedicated to his patients, expressing concern during his short illness for several who needed help. He was admired by his peers and siblings for his technical skill with patient care. He loved his profession, continued post-graduate studies, and was determined never to retire. A voracious reader, Dr. Weary acquired an outstanding library, having a lifelong interest in Native American and Eastern history, religion and philosophy. Mark Twain was his favorite author. He attended the Borderlands Unitarian Universalist Church in Amado, AZ, was beloved of the congregation, where he helped create a beautiful Memory Garden.
Besides his mother, Dr. Weary leaves behind his daughters, Rhyann Cope, her partner Harry, granddaughter Hayden Cope, Dallas, TX; Rhegan Lambert, her husband John, grandsons Ethan and Declan Lambert, Sierra Vista, AZ; brother Dana Weary, DC, his wife Kelli Pearson-Weary, DC, Spokane, WA; sister Melanie Gale, DC, her husband Peter Gale, DC, West Windsor, VT; nephew Joshua Gale, DC, Reading, VT; niece Jenna Frankel, her husband Mathieu, grand-nephew Logan, Watertown MA; niece Susannah Beattie, her husband Ryan, West Stockbridge, MA; brother Bruce Weary, DC, his wife Dayna of Prescott, AZ; niece Elysse Casson, her husband Brady, grand-nephew Asher Casson, Anthem, AZ; niece Hannah Garcia, her husband Alex, Avondale, AZ; sister Leigh Ann Meloni, her partner Mark McGinty, Green Valley, AZ; niece Stephanie Smith, her husband Wayne, grand-niece Monique Montoya, grand-nephew Christopher Montoya; niece Melissa Knuffke, her husband Gavin, grand-nephew Gabriel, grand-niece Giuliana; niece Katie Martin, grand-nephew Joshua Ortega, all of Sahuarita, AZ; his good friend, David Gear, Tucson, AZ, and many close associates, patients, and friends.
The family wishes to acknowledge with deep gratitude the many acts of love and condolence received during this difficult time. A celebration of Dr. Weary's life is being planned for late October, in the Memory Garden at Borderlands Unitarian Universalist in Amado, AZ. For information, call BUU at (520) 648-0570 after October 1st.