Private family services were held.
Holland Barry &
Bennett Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Mr. Scully, 51, was CEO of Scully Capital
He was born on June 18, 1959, to Peter and Olivia
Scully of Dwight. Richard was the beloved husband of
Lisa Evans Scully and the devoted father of sons
Gordon and Alastair. He is also survived by his
parents; brother David (and Clare); and sisters
Merida, Nadine, Kirsten and Brenda Davie.
Richard attended boarding school at Gordonstoun
in Morayshire, Scotland, prior to attending and
graduating from Middlebury College.
Following college, he worked for Paine Webber
Group in Chicago and continued his studies at the
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
In 1998, he formed Scully Capital Management LLC
to provide investment management services for
investors having a long-term investment horizon. The
firm successfully manages several hedge funds as
well as equity and fixed income portfolios.
He held a certificate of financial planning from
DePaul University in Chicago.
Richard was an avid outdoorsman with
accomplishments in windsurfing, summiting Aconcagua
with Alex Lowe, and ranking nationally as a
cross-country skier, competing in many Birkebeiner
He will be remembered for his keen mind and dry
sense of humor, his wise counsel, his deep
principles and integrity, his sense of fairness and
decency, but more so for his devotion to family and
friends. He will be sorely missed.
The family requests that contributions in his
memory be made to the Les Turner ALS Foundation,
5550 W. Touhy Ave., Suite 302, Skokie, IL 60077.
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