Lily McAlister Fund


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Scott Mcalister was 55 and was terminally ill with liver cancer. Before he got sick he was avid outdoors man, lover of nature, a kind and gentle man who loved his horse and dog and all animals big and small.

He was a devoted husband married to my aunt Lily Mcalister for over 25 years and loved her more than anything. She was his life partner.

My grandmother Carmen Abbott was a doting mother and grandmother. She was An accomplished pianist and an amazing dog owner/pet parent who spoiled her pets rotten. 

Wednesday night the 27th,  a home intruder broke into my dying uncles home where my aunt lily, grandmother carmen and Scott were all home.  After a shoot out with the police the unidentified intruder re entered their home and quickly after the house went up in flames and burned to the ground after the intruder set the house on fire. Law responders were able to get my aunt lily out safely,  and airlifted my uncle Scott out to a burn unit in Salt Lake City. He was taken off life support yesterday the 28th. They were unable to get my grandmother out in time and she was killed in the fire. 

My Aunt lily lost everything in the fire. Every keepsake of her and my uncles life together. Every memory of him. She lost every single thing she owned in this world and was already coping with his illnesses and the medical costs associated with his liver cancer. She has to rebuild from the ground up, no home. No clothing, no household items. 

The money will never be able to replace the home or the memories she shared with Scott, but we hope the money can help her find a place to live, buy clothes, buy groceries. Help with medical costs. Anything. She lost her life partner, her mother in law and her worldly possessions in one night after a senseless and unthinkable act.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Michele McAlister 
Meridian, ID
Lily McAlister 
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