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Douglas Keith Scott (29 May 1941 – 7 December 2020) was an English mountaineer. He was born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. He was known for being on the team that made the first ascent of the south-west face of Mount Everest on 24 September 1975.[1]

In early 2020, Scott was diagnosed with brain cancer and lymphoma. He died on 7 December 2020 from the diseases, aged 79.[2]