Scott Alan Berger, 60, of Shorewood, Ill., and formerly of Waterloo and Denver, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.Scott was born on Dec. 6, 1955 to Dallas and Patricia Berger. He graduated from Denver High School in 1974. As a young man he was an Eagle Scout and often told stories of his outdoor adventures with the scouts. He worked as a Cement Mason and later an Operator Engineer in the Chicago area; retiring in 2011. Scott enjoyed spending time with family, especially with his two grandsons, playing golf, traveling, landscaping (he had a green thumb), and playing with his dog, Dino.Beloved husband of Lois (Collins); loving father of Alex (Naoko) Berger, of Schaumburg, Ill., and Alicia Berger (fiancé Andrew Ogg), of San Diego; devoted son of Dallas Berger, of Denver; dear brother of Susan Aegerter, of Shorewood, Ill., and Ted (Sonja) Berger, of Morris, Ill.; adored papa of August and Max Berger, of Schaumburg, Ill.; fun-loving brother-in-law of Arlene (Gregg) Humble, of Cedar Falls, and Cathy (Allan) Boeckenheuer and Jane (John) Frana, both of Calmar; and uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews.Scott was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia (Engel) on Oct. 10, 2016, his grandparents, Walter and Dorothy (Simon) Engel and Louis and Myrtle( Schuler) Berger, and his father-in-law and mother-in-law Robert and Madonna (Lansing) Collins.Visitation is Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 10 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church, in Ossian.