Lawrence Scott Zowada, 51, left us unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 3 surrounded by family, friends and church community. He leaves behind his wife of 18 years, Jeniffer, his precious children, Jackson (14) and Sophie (8) and the daughter of his heart, Krystal. Also grieving his loss are his parents Lawrence and Diane Zowada.
The family would like to invite you to celebrate his life with them at 10 am on Friday, October 12 at Seacoast Grace Church in Cypress.
Scott will be remembered in our community as an encouraging coach and mentor. Football was his passion. The Rams were his team. He led the Cerritos College Falcons, the Warren High School Bears and volunteered as the coach for the DJAA Panthers for 9 years. Over the last couple of weeks, the family has been flooded with countless stories of the lives that he has impacted with his wisdom and leadership.
Scott had a servant’s heart and spent time volunteering with the homeless and in the community. If you needed something, Scott would be there for you. He had a recent goal to participate in the Triumph Foundation Super Hero 5K which unfortunately he was not able to achieve. Scott didn’t need a race to prove that he was a hero. He has been and always will be a hero to his family. And now through organ donation, Scott continues to come to the aid of other people.
Born in Fullerton, Scott was raised in Downey and attended Warren High School graduating in 1985. He worked for the Downey Unified District faithfully for over 20 years. An amazing and caring hero, Scott was above all things a family man. His love for his wife was unending and continues to give her strength.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Triumph Foundation. This non-profit foundation is close to the hearts of the Zowada family and has helped them in so many ways. It would bring so much joy to the family to know that they could be part of helping
If you feel called and are able to give, please consider donating to help Jeniffer and her family during this time of loss and uncertainty at https://www.gofundme.com/support-the-zowada-family.