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Scott Robert Arthur Dayman

August 28, 1969 — September 27, 2022

Scott Dayman passed away on September 27, 2022 at the age of 53. He will be lovingly missed by his wife of 25 years, Leanne Dayman; his son, Scott Magnusson of Winnipeg; and his Father, Robert Dayman. Scott was pre-deceased by his Mother, Lynn Dayman.

Scott was born in Victoria BC but was raised in Cold Lake on the military base. He later moved to Calgary with his family where he spent his remaining years. Scott had a passion for flying, successfully obtaining his private pilot license at the age of sixteen before even graduating high-school.

In 1978 Scott started to learn how to play the bagpipes with Fraser’s Highlanders under the tutelage of pipe Major; Harry Brown. He left the Fraser’s and went to 781 Air Cadets. Scott was still learning the bagpipes with Harry Brown. Major Harry Brown got Scott to try out in Kingston, On to go to Scotland’s Edinburgh Tattoo in 1987. In 1987, he got to go to Edinburgh Tattoo with cadets all across Canada to form a pipe band. He was asked to be the backup for Lone Piper while he was over there.

Scott’s fondest memory is playing his bagpipes on Scotland field. Which he always called it home. After he joined the Calgary Highlanders. He left after a while. Scott enjoyed it so much he went again in 2000 with Calgary Highlanders.

Scott Joined the military late 1980’s. Where he became a reservist. He joined as CI at 604 air cadet organization he then went on to 538 then 781 air cadet organizations. He did many projects including teaching and setting up pipe bands. Scott quickly moved through the ranks to become a Captain.

Scott loved travelling (especially Scotland), music, movies, aircraft, and air shows. He enjoyed attending entertainment expo’s and had a love for the middle ages. He was a member of the Society of Creative of Anachronism where he was known as Andrew Wilson of Clan Gunn, recreating scenarios from the middle ages.

Scott is part of USS Chinook, a chapter for Starfleet the International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc. His last mission was at the Edmonton Expo in September.

Scott will be truly missed by all that knew him.

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