In memoriam: Community mourns Walt Scott, justice activist and volunteer
BEMIDJI – Walter Scott, who helped establish the local Habitat for Humanity and spent his life fighting for social justice, died Tuesday at the age of 87.
Scott, a retired minister with the United Church of Christ, once marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Ala., and joined the peace movement during the Nicaraguan Contra War in the 1980s.
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