Scott Christopher Banks, age 56, passed away on Aug. 31, 2022, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on Sept. 29, 1965, to Jim and Nina Banks.
In his younger years, Scott was a competitive swimmer, played youth/high school football and baseball as well as competitive racquetball. He was a very talented athlete; his true passion was hunting, fishing and golfing.
Scott graduated from Memorial High School, Eau Claire, followed by the University of Wisconsin – Stout, where he earned a master’s degree in marketing. He was the owner/operator of Telenet Systems Inc. for over 30 years, specializing in phone system sales and refurbishment.
Scott is survived by his son, Taylor Scott Banks of Del Ray Beach, Florida; his parents, Jim Banks of Del Ray Beach, Florida, and Nina Banks Davies of Rice Lake; brother, Jeff (Crosby) Banks of Austin, Texas; nephews, Jacob (Megan) Banks of Nashville, Tennessee and Noah Banks of Austin, Texas; aunts, Linda (Don) Hulburt and Peg Rogstad; and cousins, Kari Rogstad Regez and Darren Rogstad.
Scott was preceded in death by grandparents, Bud and Irma Coleman of Rice Lake and Jake and Lois Banks of Chetek; uncle, Duayne Rogstad of Rice Lake; and cousin, Charlie Hulburt of Rice Lake.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, from 3-6 p.m., at Dooleys Pub, 442 Water Street, Eau Claire.