Scott J. LaClair, 52, Dexter

DEXTER, NY —  Scott J. LaClair, 52, Dexter, NY, passed away at the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center in Plattsburgh, NY, on Feb. 13, 2022, following a long battle with an addiction to alcohol.

Born May 3, 1969, in Watertown, NY, son of William E. and Carolyn A. (Kidder) LaClair, and he graduated in 1987 from General Brown High School.

Scott worked at various local fast-food restaurants, was the manager at Arby’s in Potsdam, he was a bartender at the Double Deuce, and waiter at Tilted Kilt, Red Robin and Texas Roadhouse for several years.

He loved Cher and listening to her music and attending concerts, playing cards, scrabble and game nights with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving parents William E. and Carolyn A. LaClair, of Dexter; a niece, Felicia LaClair and her two sons, Cayden and Max of VA.

He was predeceased by a brother, Steven W. LaClair.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.  It was Scott’s wish to be cremated and a celebration of life for him and his brother will be held at a later date.

Donations may be made to Anchor Recovery Center of Northern NY 241 State St., Watertown, NY 13601 or to the Dexter United Methodist Church 201 W Kirby St., Dexter, NY 13634.

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