SCOTT LEE GOLDSTEIN

Scott Lee Goldstein (57) of Wilmington, DE passed away suddenly on May 22, 2018. Scott was born in Bridgeport, CT. The son of Ans Goldstein and the late Seymour Goldstein, M.D. He graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1979 where he played Football and Basketball. He then attended Virginia Wesleyan College in Virginia Beach, VA where he was awarded all conference awards in 1982 and 1983. Scott was also honored in 1983 as a team member of The Jewish All American Team. Scott started working as a North Beach VA Beach Patrol Lifeguard at 17, working his way up through the crew chief to the rank of Lieutenant. Scott or “Scotty” as he was referred was strategically placed in “High Rescue Zones” to increase prevention and response times. His promotions were based on Services considered beyond the call of duty and was responsible for more than 100 Ocean Rescues. This prompted the administration to utilize him in the capacity of Surf Rescue School Instructor, where he was responsible for training all Beach Patrol personnel. Scott received many commendations and is considered today as one of the most competitive and successful Ocean Rescue Lifeguards in the History of Virginia Beach. Scott later in life started to play golf. He was such a natural, that within 5 years of starting his new passion; he became a PGA Class “A” Golf Professional. Working at Three Little Bakers, Delaware National, Radley Run and recently not only the Head Pro at Patriots Glen, but the General Manager. Scott received the highest honor from this Elite membership being awarded by his fellow PGA Peers “The Presidential Award” in 2007 for his unwavering dedication and exceptional contributions to the game of golf. Scott was an amazing instructor. From teaching some of our countries highest ranking political officials, professional athletes and children with special needs. His passion was getting others to perform at their highest level so they could enjoy playing the game as much as he. Scott was a “true” gentlemen. Receiving so many different accolades throughout his life, while always remaining so very humble. Scott also leaves behind his brothers Jeffrey Goldstein, M.D., Kim Goldstein (Beth Duvall Goldstein), Jonathan Goldstein (Gina Hall Goldstein) and his sister Ellen Goldstein Calvarese. As well as nieces and nephews with whom he adored. Scott wished to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, Scott wanted any offering to be made in his honor to Safe Harbor of West Chester 20 Matlack Ave. West Chester, PA 19380. A Celebration of Scott’s Life will be held at Patriots Glen Golf Course Club House, 300 Patriots Way Elkton, MD 21921 on Tuesday June 12, 2018 from 5-8pm. Burial will be private. To send messages of condolence to Scott’s family please visit www.mccreryandharra.com