Scott, 53, died from cancer Jan. 2, 2011, in South Lake Tahoe, California. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, joining the staff at Tahoe Valley Elementary School in 1985 as a fourth-grade teacher. He went on to become the elementary physical education specialist from 1989 through 2003, and taught PE at South Tahoe Middle School since 2004. Scott trained at Boise, the final year it was a U.S. Forest Service base, and jumped from McCall 1980-82 and 1984. He also organized and coached the South Tahoe High School Nordic ski team, and was an accomplished rock climber. One of his proudest achievements was running the 100th Boston Marathon in 1996.
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