Philip was born in Worcester and raised in Westborough, son of the late Philip R. Scott Sr. and Hazel M. (Bach) Scott. He attended local schools and was a graduate of Westborough High School. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, his Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. He retired as a Principal Engineer from Digital Equipment Corporation in Maynard after over 20 years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his three daughters, Paula Scott of Kansas, Jennifer Berryman and her husband Mark of New York, and Victoria Scott of Florida. He is also survived by his sister, Sara-Jane Chambers and her husband Dale of Westborough; his five grandchildren, Rachel and Megan Berryman, Aaron Michael, Tyler Brock and Joshua Christopher Lamb; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Paula D. Scott of Westborough and Alwyn C. Scott of Arizona.
Family and friends are invited to visit with the family Saturday, May 19, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, followed by a service and celebration of Philip's life at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial services will immediately follow in North Cemetery of Berlin.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Philip may be made to Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Rd., Kanab, UT 84741.