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In Memoriam, August 2013

August 16, 2013
Scot McKay, a second generation dealer with diverse business and personal interests, died July 10 at age 59.
Mr. McKay bought his father’s Evanston dealership, Ernie McKay Datsun, in the late 1970s, and added Mazda and Suzuki franchises. He later became a partner of Acura of Libertyville.
Mr. McKay also was a partner of the Clean Plate Restaurant Group, which included Pete Miller’s, Davis Street Fishmarket, Tommy Nevin’s Pub and Merle’s restaurants. He additionally served on the boards of the American International Automobile Dealers Association and the Big Sur Land Trust in California, where he moved in 2003.
Survivors include his wife, Heidi; daughters Ashley, Elyse, Bridget and Paige; and sons Kyle, Matthew and Ian. Donations appreciated to Big Sur Land Trust at (831) 625-5523.