Westcott, Nicholas A. age 64 of Minneapolis passed away peacefully on July 21, 2021. Nick was an avid vegetable gardener (before urban gardening was cool) and enjoyed listening to classical music, reading history books, and exploring new arts and crafts. H e will be remembered for his love of family and ability to withstand the near deafening noise of his playful grandkids. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Valda; daughter Hilary (Alexander); son Tom (Emily); son Colin (Aurora); and grandkids Olive, Marielle , James, Rowan, Xander, and Julian. A celebration of life will be planned at a later date. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to a wilderness conservation organization of the donor's choice.