Jim and Scotty were two of our most recent members who passed away in 2022-23.
January 16, 1943 - January 3, 2023
James 'Jim' W. Canty, Jr. passed away in Fredericksburg, VA. Jim was a native of Oakland, Maryland, but, spent majority of his life in the Fredericksburg area. His vocation was as a Mortgage Loan Officer, but his passion was the trumpet. Jim was a charter member of the Fredericksburg Big Band, and played with The Edelweiss Band from 2009 through 2017.
December 7, 1946 - August 29, 2022
Howard “Scotty” Ellwood Scott, of Conway, SC passed away in Myrtle Beach, SC. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Scotty was a US Army veteran and a member of both the Glen Burnie (MD) Moose Lodge and the American Legion. He played in several bands over the years on keyboard and accordion. He performed with The Edelweiss Band from 2011 through 2018.