Richard Scott Pitt

March 27, 1962 - February 10, 2021

Richard Scott Pitt, 58, of Salt Lake City, Utah, passed away on February 10, 2021.

He was born on March 27, 1962 in Ogden, Utah, the son of Charles R. Pitt and Sheila A. Bigley Pitt.

Richard graduated from the University of Utah in 1993, was a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, and active in many philanthropic foundations.  He was a very thoughtful, creative person, always thinking of that “perfect gift” for the person he loved.  He was very talented in decorating his home, arranging flowers, dressed immaculately, and created beauty wherever he was.  Nothing transcended Richard’s love for his children and his pride in their accomplishments.

He is survived by his son, R. Forrest Pitt of Salt Lake City, UT; daughter, Erin C. Pitt of Salt Lake City, UT; stepbrother Michael (Jennifer) Pitt of West Haven, UT; half-sister Teri (Jason) Obray of North Ogden, UT; half-sister Brittany (Trent) Weston of Lebanon, TN; stepmother Merry Carole Pitt of Ogden, UT; and the mother of his children, Gloria G. Pitt of Salt Lake City, UT.

Preceded in death by his father, Charles R. Pitt, Ogden, UT and his mother, Sheila A. Pitt Heuser, Salt Lake City, UT.

Richard will be laid to rest in a private family service at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT. Arrangements are entrusted to Starks Funeral Parlor. Please share your memories and photos with his family at