The Dylan and Amy Spencer family was tragically and suddenly lost on Easter weekend in 2011. Dylan was an avid pilot and enjoyed spending time soaring above the clouds, taking in the majestic view from above. Dylan’s original plans were to become a teacher, and he spent one year in the classroom at Council Grove High School before returning to Scott City to assume ownership of the family busines:, Spencer Pest Control. Dylan expanded his family business to also include Green Turf and Kem-Tek. Amy earned her Masters Degree in Early Childhood Special Education before moving to western Kansas after they were married. She worked for High Plains Educational Cooperative for 10 years as an ECSE teacher. Amy was an innovative and loving teacher.
When the community need for a walking trail came to light, the families of Dylan and Amy decided to designate their memorial to it's construction. This will ensure everyone in the community a safe place to exercise and encourage family time. Dylan and Amy were also active leaders in the community, serving on many boards and committees. Dylan and Amy were married on June 24, 2000 in Manhattan. To this union two daughters were born, Chase McKenzie and Ansley Drew. Chase was a first grader at Scott City Elementary School and was involved in gymnastics, Awanas, and loved to dance! Ansley was a student at Golden Rule Pre-school and was involved in soccer, Awanas, and gymnastics.
Dylan and Amy Spencer were very health conscious individuals. Dylan was very athletic and participated in competitive activities all through life. Amy also strived to be physically fit by participating in aerobics classes within the community and running. Dylan and Amy enjoyed participating in half marathons, traveling to races with friends, and competing together. Their passion for running has inspired many friends and acquaintances to take up running and become more physically fit.