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Obituary: Scott Eugene Brill


Scott Eugene Brill, a lifelong resident of Bridgton, passed away due to a stroke, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. At Scott’s request, his organs were donated to the New England Donor Service.

Scott Eugene Brill
(03/23/1961 – 09/08/2021)

He was born at the Northern Cumberland Memorial Hospital on March 23, 1961. His parents were Gordon W. and Eugenie R. (Graffam) Brill. Scott was a 1979 graduate of Lake Region High School. During his schooling, he studied to become a machine operator of lathes and drill presses, which he accomplished, and used his skills to repair equipment for himself and friends. Scott lived to work.

After graduation, he joined the family lumber business. Scott was an outdoorsman. His first love was farming at the Brill farm, haying, gardening, raising cattle and pigs, which he continued throughout his life. He was a partner in Brill Lumber Co., Inc., along with his parents and brother Steve.

Scott preferred to work outside filling orders, waiting on customers in the lumberyard, driving the fork lift and delivery trucks. He recently started Bridgton Mill Works, working there after his day job at Brill Lumber and on weekends.

On the rare occasion when he wasn’t working, he enjoyed fishing and boating, snowmobiling, going to the movies, just going out for a ride and spending time with the many children he knew throughout his life.

He was a member of the Maine Farm Bureau and Bridgton Easy Rider Snowmobile Club and a Friend of Bill and many others.

Scott is survived by his his brother Stephen and wife Joann Mowatt Brill; and two sisters, Janet Brill Lawrence and husband Neil, Pam Brill Dyer and her husband Rick; and his girlfriend Nancy Aube; as well as many nieces and nephews and extended family. He was respected by all who knew him and loved by his family and friends who he considered extended family.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Forest Hill Cemetery. Please bring a chair if desired. Due to the rise in COVID cases, the family requests that masks be worn.

Source: The Bridgton News