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Scott, David George

David George Scott was born in Fort Macleod on Jan. 11, 1911. His parents were George and Frieda (nee Haug) Scott.
His mother died in the great influenza epidemic when he was eight years old. His father was a railway clerk who never remarried.
David skipped two grades and graduated from high school at age 16. He worked his way through McGill University in Montreal where he majored in mathematics and won their gold medal for French elocution. He became an actuary and worked for a succession of small Canadian insurance companies during the years after university.
David married the love of his life, Jean Seath Lothian, in 1937. They had four children, Stuart, Christopher, David and Martha.
In 1942 David joined Continental Assurance Company and moved to Chicago with his family. He began his career at Continental as an associate actuary and was president of the company when he retired in 1971. David moved to Miami where he worked as an acquisition and restructuring consultant until 1980 when he retired again.
In recent years he resided near Washington, D.C. with his daughter, Martha and her family.
David died peacefully on May 27. He is survived by two of his children, Stuart and Martha, his 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was beloved by all.

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