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Osco #404 Tragedy: Scott Dick

Scott Dick
Assistant Manager
Osco #404 South Bend, Indiana

Scott Dick, 29, was one of three employees of Osco #404 in South Bend, Indiana who were shot to death on Saturday morning August 25, 1990 inside the store during an armed robbery.  He was a 1979 graduate of Adams Central High School in  Monroe, Indiana and a 1983 graduate of Ball State University in Muncie  with a bachelor's degree in science and education.  Scott was a  member of the Education Honor Society at Ball State.  He was a quarterback on Adams Central's football team as a senior,  and was named to the Allen County Athletic Conference's all-conference team that year as a safety.  He was also a four- year varsity baseball player for the Flying Jets.

Scott joined Osco's management trainee program in 1986 and worked at store locations in Indianapolis and Muncie, Indiana.  In April 1990, Scott and his family relocated to Granger, Indiana after accepting a position at the South Bend store on Western Avenue.

December 1989: Osco #828 Muncie, Indiana: Jim Johnson, Charlotte Green, Bruce Robinson, Richard Rounds, Diana Grilliot, Jeff Woodcock and Scott


April 1991:  District manager Terry Maloy visits with Scott's wife, Tonya and children Nathaniel and Megan


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Related Stories:

Tracy L. Holvoet

Connie E. Zalewski


Other Articles:

2015: Remembering Scott, Tracy and Connie

2015: The South Bend Tragedy

2015: Christopher Allen

2004: Appeal of Christopher Allen’s Conviction

1990 – 1996: Media Coverage

1991: Full Page Notice Placed by Families of the Victims

1990: An Open Letter from #404 Store Employees

1990: September Memorial Service


2015 Commentaries: (please log-in to access)