Scioto Valley Loses Hall-of-Famer
January 9, 2005, Dublin, Ohio – Scott V. Panyard, 41, died Thursday,
Jan. 6, 2005, at his residence from natural causes.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be sent to
Memorial contributions may be made to the Panyard Family Scholarship
Fund, in care of The Greater Wayne County Foundation, P.O. Box 201, 133
S. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.
Scott was born June 14, 1963, in Orrville to Herm and Jackie (DeMartini)
Panyard and was a 1981 graduate of Orrville High School, where he was
active in wrestling and cross country. In 1986, he graduated from Ohio
University, with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He was business
development manager for Nydic Open MRI of America in Columbus.
Scott was an avid rugby player and was a former captain and president of
the Scioto Valley Rugby Club. He was a member of the Ohio select side,
Midwest Thunderbirds and played on the USA Cougars. He coached high
school rugby in Scioto Valley and was inducted into the Scioto Valley
Hall of Fame.
Surviving are his parents of Orrville; a brother, Shawn (Cathy) Panyard
and a niece, Julia Panyard, all of Rocky River; and a sister-in-law,
Bethany Panyard of Marysville.
A brother, Stephen P. Panyard, died in 1994.