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Larry Scott
Birth: Oct. 12, 1938
Blackfoot
Bingham County
Idaho, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 2014
Bountiful
Davis County
Utah, USA

Champion Bodybuilder. At age 16, Scott found a bodybuilding magazine at a city dump, took it home and started exercising in his back yard using a tractor axle as his first barbell for doing curls and presses. Four years later, he won the Mr. Idaho contest and moved to California where he continued lifting and entering contests. In 1960, he won the Mr. California title and won Mr. Pacific Coast the following year. In 1963, he won first place in the medium division at Mr. Universe and the following year, took first-place overall. In 1965, Joe Weider staged the first Mr. Olympia contest in New York City. Scott entered and won the inaugural event and repeated as champion the following year, then stunned the bodybuilding world by retired not long thereafter. In 1978, Arnold Schwarzenegger invited Scott to pose at that year's Mr. Olympia contest where he received a six-minute standing ovation. Scott ran a mail-order bodybuilding program and later owned his own store selling supplements to bodybuilders before going on to own multiple gyms and spas in Utah. Scott, who was inducted into the International Federation of Body Building & Fitness Hall of Fame in 1999, died from complications of Alzheimer's disease. (bio by: Louis Mata) 
 
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 Children:
  Derek Todd Scott (1967 - 1992)*
  Michael Masao Scott (1972 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Memorial Park
Bountiful
Davis County
Utah, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Louis Mata
Record added: Mar 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126246982
Larry Scott
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Larry Scott
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Rest in Peace, Mr. Olympia.
- J Marshall
 Added: May. 23, 2015
RIP
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Mar. 8, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Mar. 8, 2015
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