C. Scott Norton, 58, Was Veteran of U.S. Military

C. Scott Norton of Dallas, Tex., died on Thursday, June 26. He was born in Edgartown to Louise M. and Philip J. Norton on March 31, 1945.

Mr. Norton was graduated from Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, attended Bryant Stratton and Boston University. He worked for Dukes County Savings Bank and Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette in New York city. He also owned a furniture and gift store in Houston, Tex., until 1996, when he moved to Dallas.

He served his country in the United States Army in Vietnam and Thailand. During his lifetime, he supported countless charities and philanthropic endeavors.

He is survived by his mother, Louise M. Norton; his brother, Philip J. Norton Jr. and wife Jane of Edgartown; two nephews, Andrew Norton, wife Shelley and son Reid of Alexandria, Va.; and Philip J. Norton 3rd and wife Shannon of Sausalito, Calif. Also surviving him is Randy Denosowicz of Dallas, Tex.

A graveside service will be held in Edgartown at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, in the New Westside Cemetery with military honors provided by the veterans of Martha's Vineyard. Visiting hours will be held in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs on Wednesday, July 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. A service in celebration of his life will be held in Dallas at a date to be determined. The family has asked that memorials be made to the American Heart Association, the MSPCA or to the charity of your choice.