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Sam Scribner

Screenwriter

Sam A. Scribner, screenwriter whose feature credits include “Delta Heat” and “Criminal Mind,” died of cancer July 17 in Santa Rosa, Calif. He was 54.

Writer was also a teacher and national lecturer who served as creative director of the San Francisco Screenwriters Org and wrote offbeat stories containing quirky character developments. He was in the process of writing a book titled “I Can Write a Better Screen Play Than That: And How to Do It From a Barca Lounger.” He was remembered for having a mischievous sense of humor.

He is survived by wife Pamm.

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