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Nolan Dean Scott

1961 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Nolan Dean Scott Obituary
On January 8, 2015, Heaven gained a very special angel.  Nolan Dean Scott, 53, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family after losing his valiant battle with cancer. 
Nolan was a sweet and gentle spirit, the youngest of eight children, born September 2, 1961 to Frank and Beverly Barton Scott of Blackfoot, Idaho.  Nolan attended local area schools and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1980.  
Throughout his life, Nolan was very active in Special Olympics, winning numerous gold, silver and bronze medals in both winter and summer events.  Nolan earned the right to represent the United States in the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games held in Anchorage, Alaska, bringing home gold and silver medals in various events.  The games were the largest event ever held in the history of Alaska, with athletes representing over 70 counties.  Nolan was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Nolan is survived by his long-time companion, Claudia Iverson of Blackfoot; his sisters, Coleen (John) Driskell of Montague, California, Wanda LeBlanc of Arizona, Dixie (Allen) Bundy of Lander, Wyoming, Sharon (Jon) Buckland and Barbara (Douglas) Hodges both of Blackfoot; and numerous nieces and nephews.  
Nolan was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Duane and Dall Scott; and a great-nephew, Deven Trahant.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot.  Family will meet with friends and relatives from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, and for one hour prior to services at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Donations to the , , PO Box 190, Blackfoot, Idaho 83221 and Special Olympics of Idaho,  199 East 52nd Street, Garden City, Idaho 83714 in Nolan's name would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Published in The Morning News on Jan. 9, 2015
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