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Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Mr. Scott Kennedy Rooth


Mr. Scott Kennedy Rooth was born on October 26, 1951 in Dallas, Texas. His parents divorced when he was six years old and his mother moved him and his brother to Del Ray Florida. He attended boarding school in Massachusetts, the same school his father had attended as a child. In 1975 he graduated from Princeton University. Scott’s career paths allowed him to travel all around the world. He has a lot of interesting stories to share. While living in California, Scott was asked to teach backgammon lessons to Lucille Ball. Through the lessons a friendship was formed. Scott and Lucille Ball used to have dinner at her home every Tuesday evening. Scott has been a resident at Dogwood Village since March 2016. He has a daughter, Kate, and a new grandson that he is very proud of.