Arthur Edwin 'Ed' Scott


Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2007



Anchorage resident Arthur Edwin "Ed" Scott died Sunday, Nov. 25, at Providence Alaska Medical Center after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 65.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Anchorage Funeral Home and Crematory, 1800 Dare Ave., Anchorage. Celeste Rogers will officiate.

Mr. Scott was born Oct. 21, 1942, in Waynesville, Mo., and moved to Alaska in 1969. He resided in Juneau from 1969 to 1972 and in Valdez from 1972 to 1975 before moving to Anchorage.

He worked for People Movers in Anchorage as a bus driver from 1975 unitl his retirement in 2003. His hobbies included prospecting, woodcarving, archery, hunting, fishing, and handball. He competed in national and international woodcarving competitions.

"Ed was a loving and caring husband and father. He loved to teach his archery and carving skills to others. He enjoyed spending time at his cabin on the Kenai Peninsula with his family," his family said.

Mr. Scott was preceded in death by brothers, Leslie and Dennis Parker; and father, Edwin I. Scott.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Scott of Anchorage; sons, Michael Scott of Sterling and Richard Scott of Kenai; mother, Dollie Bailey of Coos Bay, Ore.; step-father Larry Bailey of Coos Bay; brothers, Jim Parker of Coos Bay, Gary Parker of Sterling and Roy Parker of Anchorage; and sister, Eva Freerksen of Coos Bay.

Arrangements were made with Anchorage Funeral Home and Crematory.

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