Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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 Scott J. MacAskill

1972 - 2017


Scott J. MacAskill, of Ipswich, passed away on Saturday, August 5th. Scott was born in Malden in 1972, the son of Leona (MacAskill) Grace and the late Michael Griffin. He was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School with the Class of 1992. He then attended Northeastern University where he received his degree in Paramedics. He became an ACLS Certified Instructor and would return to Northeastern to teach EMT classes. Additionally, he was taking courses and working towards his nursing degree. As a member of the Hamilton Fire Department, Scott attended the MA Fire Academy’s Call/Vol Firefighter I/II class #052. Scott was also a member of the Ipswich Fish and Game Club, where he taught firearm safety courses.  Scott also had been working as a paramedic for the Beauport Ambulance Company in Gloucester.

He is survived by his mother, Leona Grace of Everett, his uncles, Donald MacAskill of Revere, and Leo MacAskill of Revere, his aunts, Linda Malone of Revere, and Lois MacNeil of FL, as well as many cousins.
Scott was preceded in death by his father, Michael Griffin, his grandparents, Angus and Theresa MacAskill, his aunt Geri MacAskill, and his uncles, Charlie and Stanley MacAskill.
Funeral services will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Thursday, Aug 10th, at 10am. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wed, Aug 9th, from 4pm – 8pm. Committal services will be private.



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