About Scott


Scott Cory Coopersmith was born on November 11, 1976 to Sheryl and Mike Coopersmith in Plantation, Florida. Scott graduated from Piper High School and began working for Champs Sports where he quickly climbed the corporate ladder and became a manager and was in charge of training other managers.  In 2002, while traveling with his family on a cruise, he met Deanna Ruhl, his future wife, and the couple married on March 12, 2005.  Also in 2005, Scott left Champs and began working for SunTrust Bank where he also excelled and was honored with many prestigious awards and accomplishments and was quickly promoted to Management.  Scott and Deanna moved to Oviedo in 2006 and Scott was blessed to work side by side with his brother, and best friend Craig. 

Scott’s life changed when his son, Tyler, was born on August 16, 2007.  Scott was an amazing, dedicated, and loving daddy who took great pride in his family.

Sadly, on July 15, 2009, Scott suffered a massive ischemic stroke of the brain stem and despite many surgeries, passed away on July 22, 2009 with his family at his bedside. 

Scott was best known for his wit, humor and personality and could make anyone laugh.  He was an amazing son, brother, and uncle, a devoted husband, and a loving father.   He was a kind man, and although very young, accomplished more than most people ever wish to do.  In his 32 years, Scott touched many lives and he will never be forgotten.