Alton Frank Scott ’33

Alton Frank Scott ’33 died on August 16, 2007, in Essex Junction,Vt.

Born in Cary Plantation, Maine, on December 12, 1908, he prepared for college at Ricker Classical Institute in Houlton and attended Bowdoin in 1929-30. He also attended Harvard. He was a salesman and production manager in the leather business for 45 years, working at Willard Helburn in Peabody, Mass., and Scott Leathers in Milton Mills, N.H., as well as Harvey Mills,The Leather Group, and Liberty Leather. He retired in 1978 and moved to Maine, where he developed a lakeside community. He and his wife Phyllis moved to Essex Junction,Vt., in 1994. He was married for nearly 70 years to Phyllis Misener Scott, who died in 2001. He is survived by his three daughters, Betty Rainford of Essex Junction,Vt., Dorothy Joy Meyer of Annandale,Va., and Marjory Simpson of Danvers, Mass.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Mahlon E. Scott of Edmond, Okla.