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Dr. Malcolm Douglas Scott


Dr. Malcolm Douglas Scott

Scott, Dr. Malcolm Douglas, 87, of Shubenacadie, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the White Hills Long Term Care Centre in Hammonds Plains. Born in Edinburgh Scotland, he was the son of the late James A. and Elizabeth L. (Gunn) Scott. Malcolm was a Doctor in the British Military before immigrating to Canada with his family after answering an ad in a Medical Journal while in Europe.  Malcolm was an Ophthalmologist practicing out of Shubenacadie, Hilden, and Truro for 28 years before retiring in 1998. Malcolm was a man of many talents other than medicine including music, where he played violin in local orchestras, learning languages, most recently fine tuning his Italian and gardening, where his specialty was growing tomatoes. He had a great sense of humour and love for life and will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. He is survived by daughter, Nadine (John) Ferguson, Middle Sackville; son, Douglas Scott, Paris; brother, Alistair Scott, Colinton, Edinburgh; grandchildren, Thomas Scott, Robert Ferguson, Matthew Ferguson, Mathilda Scott. He was predeceased by his wife, Audrey Dorothy (Hill) Scott; son, Roland Scott. A remembrance will be held Saturday, September 15, 12:30 to 2:30 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion Shubenacadie (42 Mill Village Road) and all are welcome to attend. A toast to Malcolm will be held at 1:30 pm. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the C.N.I.B. or a charity of your choice. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Malcolm’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:



Saturday, September 15, 2018
Visitation Time
12:30 - 2:30 pm
Visitation Location
Royal Canadian Legion Shubenacadie (42 Mill Village Road)

Requested Charity
C.N.I.B. or charity of choice