Douglas A. Remington, 58: Passionate about aviation, EMS, traveling

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SCARBOROUGH — Douglas A. Remington, 58, died May 27 at Gosnell House after a long battle with esophageal cancer.

Remington was born March 5, 1954, to Joan and Leslie Remington. He was the eldest of three children.

In 1972 he graduated from Governor Livingston Region High School in Berkeley Heights, N.J. He received a bachelors degree in civil engineering from New England College in 1976.

In October of 1983 he married Mary Bartlett and together they had a son, Philip. He married Sue Love Cooker in April of 2001.

Remington had many passions in life including aviation and he held a private pilot’s license. He was also passionate about weather, travel, firefighting and emergency medical services.

He and his wife loved traveling and took trips to Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. He most recently traveled the U.S. with Sue and their dog Kady in their motor home. They spent 66 days traveling 10,000 miles visiting 21 states.

Remington worked as a paramedic for multiple services, beginning with Fryeburg. He worked as a director of Pace Ambulance in Norway and for the Falmouth Fire and Rescue. He was also EMS chief for Windham Fire and Rescue. At the time of his death he had recently retired from Northeast Mobile Health Services where he was the senior vice president of operations for many years.

He was predeceased by his mother, Joan, and maternal and paternal grandparents.

He is survived by his wife Sue; son, Philip; stepson, Matthew Seamon and his fiance, Kazia; father, Leslie Remington; brother, Dale and his wife, Kris; sister, Karen and her husband, Craig; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A visiting hour will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by memorial services at 2 p.m. on June 2 at the First Congregational Church of Scarborough, 161 Black Point Road, Scarborough.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maine Cancer Foundation.