He was a “what you see is what you get” kind of guy.

Coaching and playing ball with his two boys topped Lanny L. Scroggins’ list of favorite activities, followed by fishing. Scroggins’ wife, Cheryl, described him as a wonderful, multifaceted person who loved music of all kinds and many outdoor activities. Scroggins, 46, of Oklahoma City, was an avid OU football fan. He loved working on cars, and as a young man he enjoyed drag racing. He also enjoyed all types of water sports. He had been a federal employee for 23 years, serving with several agencies in various accounting and financial management positions. At the time of the blast, he was working at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. A decorated Vietnam veteran, Scroggins served in the First Air Cavalry. Medals he received included the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal for Heroism.

Field of Empty Chairs

Lanny Lee David Scroggins
Lanny Lee David Scroggins
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
8th Floor
Department of Housing and Urban Development

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