In Memory

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Scott Harvey Braverman age 65. Born October 31, 1951 in Chicago and passed away July 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Braverman nee Boyer for 19 years. Devoted father of Benjamin Jerome and Natalie Eva. Loving son of the late Jerome and Florence Braverman. Dear brother of Gail Segal and Starr Fenn. Special brother-in-law of Donald Segal. Son-in-law of the late Peter and Eva Boyer. Brother-in-law of the late David Boyer. He is survived and missed by sisters-in-law Suzanne (Robert) Hobart and Patricia Boyer, his nephews Robert and Adam, niece Gretchen, great-nephew Jonah, and many cousins and friends from Chicago and California. Scott graduated Niles West High School and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Scott managed his family owned business Century Corporation/Kidzone, which operated vending machines and kiddie rides throughout the country. He was a serial entrepreneur with a history of many startup ventures including Gear Works in Laguna Beach, CA., the pool hall/restaurant venue Lucky's, the restaurant Affair and most recently a high-speed rail consulting business. The many friends he made during his ventures remained with him for his entire life. Scott outlived the odds associated with brain cancer. He fought hard and was sweet, kind, strong and continued to live his life with grace. His friends and family meant everything. Scott's heartfelt saying, "the comfort of old friends and the possibility of meeting new friends is the joy of life" often lead his social communications. Our family is grateful to all who joined, cared, helped and supported whether in person or in your thoughts. Scott would thank you all for your love and friendship. It was a beautiful life. Cremation rites have been accorded. Interment private. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Scott's name to the American Brain Tumor Association, or the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute, would be appreciated. For further information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home (708) 481-9230 or

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