Donald M. Scantland Sr.

STREETSBORO - Donald M. Scantland, Sr. 88 of Streetsboro passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Ohio Living Rockynol Nursing home in Akron.

He was born August 29, 1931 in Richmond. IN to Elbert and Naomi (Elleman) Scantland. Don graduated from Harvard in 1953 with a degree in Economics and then served for three years in the US Navy, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. Following his honorable discharge, he worked for the Barnes Group in several Management Accounting roles. After his retirement, Don enjoyed taking classes at Kent State University, volunteering at Robinson Memorial Hospital, providing free tax assistance at Aurora Public Library, and with his love of Genealogy, researching many people's family histories.

Survivors include his children Doug (Carol) Scantland, Philip (Chris) Scantland, daughter-in-law Denise Scantland, and grandchildren Lauren, Thomas, Rebecca, Alexandra and Ryan. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dolores J. Scantland on May 17, 2020, son Donald Scantland, Jr. and sister Marilyn Mitchell.

There will be no calling hours or services, cremation has taken place. Burial will be in Aurora City Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Streetsboro Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to NEOMED, 4209 State Route 44, Rootstown, Ohio 44272. Condolences and memories of Donald may be shared at

Posted online on June 18, 2020