Leave Behind A Part Of  You
(and a part of you will live)
writers: Jimmy & Lorraine Smart

4/2/64  -  5/21/94  

Son, Scott Spencer
Our Guardian Angel 

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God grant me the serenity to
accept the things I cannot
change; Courage to change the 
things I can;  And the wisdom to
know the difference




Jimmy (Pap), Aunt Phee
and Uncle Marc are all with you
now, along with Grammy and






"Scotty, I can still feel your  
hugs and hear your laughter"     
Love, Mom 




I love and miss you all so much. I 
will never be the same ever again






My son Scott was born with congenital heart disease, and was not expected to live to the age of five. When he was about 
28 years old he got on the list to receive a heart/lung transplant, as he was deteriorating every year. We promoted organ 
donation as much as we could, even going on
PHIL DONAHUE SHOW. Scott wanted to give up many times, 
but he always bounced back and was so very, very courageous. I flew to Pittsburgh every weekend to be with him.


May 20th,1994 he received his transplant On May 21,1994 he passed away.

Scott lost his battle, and I lost my true inner spirit, along with my first born and only son, and my two daughters lost their  
big brother. He died, as I rubbed his arm and we stood there in shock, total disbelief, but I guess he was just plain tired of it all.
He left behind his wife, and son, age 6 at the time, and a mirror image of Scott. He was such a hero to so very many.
If only...... if only he hadn't had to wait so long for the gift of life, like thousands of others still do.


Lorraine's Heroes

 Scott  1964 -1994  "How brave he was while waiting for his transplant"

* All Potential Organ Donors   * My Husband, Jimmy Smart   * My sister, Phyllis

* And Lots Of Pride For Our Children and Grandchildren

And those making Scott their friend while he was with us, our thanks goes out to

*Steve Hall, Shotgun and The Shotgun Red Band   *Waylon Jennings   *Loretta Lynn   *Ira and Judy Allen

And to all the folks in Maine and to all the country music celebrities and staff in Nashville, and other 
 business' everywhere who cared enough to donate/offer locations to his many benefits.

We wish we could do what Jerry Lewis encouraged us to do: Start a yearly telethon to raise money for transplant 
candidates to get on the waiting list, and also to help the recipients with their needs long after the transplant. 
We know it's a lot of hard work, but we believe the Country Music Industry would be a great place to start. 

Thank you and God Bless,