Obituary: Sam L. Say, Founder of SSCOR

Sun Valley, CA -- December 12, 2011 --  Sam L. Say, founder of SSCOR, Inc. passed away on December 7, 2011, at age 92. 

Sam developed the S-SCORT line of EMS aspirators, as well as the SSCOR Quickdraw and SSCOR/board line of onboard suction for ambulances

Sam remained actively involved at SSCOR until five years ago and maintained a strong interest in SSCOR’s activities since that time. He admired greatly the wonderful and dedicated caregivers in EMS and took great pleasure in providing better tools for lifesavers. He is responsible for many innovations adapting effective medical aspiration for field use.

He will be missed by family and colleagues alike.

To honor Sam’s memory, in lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, whose work was important to Sam. Donations can be mailed or dropped off in person at the following location:  UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, c/o Rosa Calva, 10990 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1450, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Checks should be made payable to the: UCLA Foundation with “In memory of Sam L. Say” on the memo line. (Donations are tax deductible.) For questions about donations, contact Ms. Rosa Calva, Client Services Manager for the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, at 310/312-9318 or by e-mail at