An Obituary announced the passing of Scott Klicko, shocking many with the sudden demise of the former North Boone athlete.
The sports world was taken by storm when the news of the sudden passing of former athlete Klicko hit, as he was only in his late 40s.
Furthermore, the obituary does not specify the cause of Scott Klicko’s death.
Scott Klicko was born on January 22, 1975, to Fredrick and Susan Klicko in Harvard, Illinois, United States.
In 1993, Klicko graduated from North Boone High School and went on to attend Kishwaukee College and Dallas Baptist College.
During his school years, Scott earned a reputation as an outstanding baseball player and became a four-time conference batting champion at North Boone.
Similarly, the multi-sports player was a football quarterback and led his team to the Class 1A state title game in football.
Following high school, he attended Kishwaukee College and later transferred to Dallas Baptist College.
However, after graduating from college, Scott transitioned from sports and worked as a construction worker for Labor Union 1035.
Regrettably, Scott Klicko passed away on November 20, 2023, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford.
Scott Klicko Obituary And Death
After news of his passing broke out, fans, friends, and neighbors came forward to offer condolences to the Klicko family.
Although Scott’s family did not disclose the exact cause of his death in the obituary, they expressed gratitude to the hospital staff for their extraordinary care.
Similarly, Scott’s funeral took place on Sunday, November 26, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at BRIAN MARK FUNERAL HOME, Clinton.
Furthermore, on the Tribute wall, many of his teammates mentioned Klicko’s friendliness and caring nature in the obituary.
An old friend wrote about their history of competing in sports, playing baseball together, working at the potato factory, and always having good times!
Another childhood friend of Scott expressed, “Scott’s unmatched competitiveness struck fear into opposing teams. His passing is a devastating reminder of the fragility of life. He is the second buddy of mine from our football team to leave this earth tragically.”
Klicko Is Survived By His Family Members
Following Scott passing, he leaves behind his mother, Susan Klicko, his two sons, Brandon and Stephen, and a daughter, Kylie.
Klicko was born as one of the three children of his parents. He grew up with two sisters, Barb Ulrich and Brenda Braun.
Both his sisters are married; Barb is married to Denny Ulrich, while Brenda happily tied the knot to Marc Braun.
Furthermore, Brenda has a son named Dustin, while the younger Barb has four children: Josh, Brett, Emily, and Trey.
Besides his family members, Scott left behind his beloved dog, Max “The Mayor,” in the care of other family members.