Betty Jean Scaggs

July 15, 1938May 2, 2019

Betty Jean Scaggs 80 of Boca Raton, Florida formerly of Silver Spring, Maryland passed away May 2, 2019.

Beloved wife of William Scaggs for 64 years. Cherished mother of Joseph, William Jr, Steven and Lorrie. Grandmother of Joseph Jr, Kayce, Christy, Steve Jr, Christopher, Michael, Haley and Jack.

Betty was born in Takoma Park, Maryland and lived in Silver Spring for most of her life. She attended Holy Names Academy where she excelled in basketball. Betty owned several restaurants including Anchor Inn, Stained Glass Pub, Raindancer and Madisons.

Betty was also was an interior decorator. She was a philanthropist instrumental in helping many nonprofit organizations. In 2000 Betty moved to Boca Raton, Florida.

Funeral mass will be Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at11AM at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 370 SW 3rd Street, Boca Raton, Florida. Immediately following mass, there will be a reception to celebrate Betty’s life at the Yacht Club, 2425 W. Maya Palm Drive Boca Raton, Florida 33432.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Louis & Anne Green Memory Wellness Center, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. AZ-79, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 in memory of Betty Scaggs.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Reception Wednesday, May 15, 2019


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Patricia (Fulford) Puglisi

May 5, 2019

I didn’t know Betty very well but my brother Paul thought she was great. He is up in heaven waiting to share memories and a cocktail
Sorry for your loss

Jenny Bane

May 5, 2019

I worked at Anchor Inn for many years and Betty was in and out all the time. She was a very beautiful and kind person. (Rest in peace Betty.) I saw first hand how much her family loved and respected her. Please accept my condolences. My heart aches for all of you knowing what a tremendous loss this is. Stay strong and I am praying for all of you. With Deepest Sympathy, Jenny