Carter Scott Shields, 45, devoted father of three, of Rutledge, PA and formerly of Radnor, PA, died suddenly, Friday, March 25, 2011.
Scott was a graduate of Archbishop Carroll High School, the University of Florida, and Widener University.
Scott maintained a law practice in Media, PA, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury cases, and was serving as Mayor of the Borough of Rutledge, PA.
Scott represented the National Rifle Association, and was a member of the Alliance Defense Fund, a conservative Christian legal organization. Scott served on Rutledge Borough Council for 7 years and was elected Mayor in 2006. He was the President of the Delaware County Association of Boroughs.
Scott had a passion for life and a concern for others. He was enthusiastic about his law firm, politics, gun control rights, the Flyers, the Phillies, boating, skiing, his motorcycle and Porsche, the Florida Gators, the Borough of Rutledge, and most of all his three daughters.
He was a loving and devoted father and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with his daughters. Scott also loved their family pets, a green winged macaw named Magoo, a Doberman named Juno, and a cat named Ross.
His most recent adventure was skydiving, which he did for the first time on his 45th birthday. He was a regular at Free Fall Adventures in Gloucester County, New Jersey and had over 100 jumps to his credit, making him a licensed skydiver.
Beloved Daughters: Deborah, Alexis and Olivia Shields
Mother: Mary Alice Carter Shields
Father: Art Shields and his wife, Ann
Sisters: Tracey Carey and Terry Shields
Brother: Arthur Shields