BANGOR and COLORADO – Carleton Scripture, 73, died Feb. 28, 2006, after a long battle with cancer, in Aurora, Colo. He was predeceased by his father and mother, Merle J. and Florence L. (Jellison) Scripture; and brothers, Gerald and Earle Scripture. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Frances; his son, Thomas and wife, Peggy; daughter, Jacqueline; three sisters, Jean and Carolyn Scripture, Sheila Lewia and husband, John; sister-in-law, Eva Scripture; brothers-in-law, Dennis and wife, Leta and Joe Calderwood and wife, Ruth; three grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at Horan and McContay Family Chapel, 3201 South Parker Rd., Aurora, Colo. There will be a graveside memorial at a later date this summer at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hermon. Contributions in his memory maybe made to the American Cancer Society or charity of choice.