Obituary: Matilda 'Scottie' M. Salyer

Matilda “Scottie” M. Salyer

Matilda “Scottie” M. Salyer

Matilda "Scottie" M. Salyer, 89, of Las Vegas, Nev., died January 27, 2014 in Cottonwood. 

She was born March 30, 1924, in New York, New York, the twin daughter of Matilda Christie Garges and James Garges. 

She worked at William and Mary College as a radio announcer and was an avid bowler when she established a youth bowling league in Sasebo, Japan.  She was also a comedian at times and loved to perform.  She was a singer and a dancer with the "Happy Hoofers" in Carlsbad, CA. 

Her identical twin preceded her in death, Ramona Remple and husband, James V. Salyer. 

She is survived by her son, James R. Salyer (Winnie) of Diamond Bar, CA; a daughter, Krys M. Volger (Keith) of Cottonwood; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Monday, Feb. 10, in Boulder City, NV, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Cemetery.   Contributions can be made to your local charities.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

Information provided by survivors.


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