Sierra Vista, Arizona
Deb Scott is a retired Cybersecurity Manager, an avid quilter, and a lifelong community servant. She served 31 years with the US Army, reaching the rank of Captain while on Active Duty in the Air Defense Artillery. She completed 26 years as an Army Civil Servant in Family Advocacy and Information Technology roles. Deb has been on the Sierra Vista Unified School District Governing Board since 2002. She has been a member of the Hummingbird Stitchers Quilt Guild since 1996, and she serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care.
Deb learned to sew in Home Ec classes and began quilting in 1993. She has taught beginning quilting and several special techniques to over 400 students, and has been awarded ribbons in quilt shows in MO, NY, KS, and AZ, including a Blue Ribbon in the 2012 Cochise County Fair. Her “Arizona Valor” quilt, co-created with Cyndi Ward, was the 2009 AZ State entry in the Quilts of Valor Program and received the Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame Award in 2013. In 2017, her “Buffalo Soldier Tribute” quilt, based on the artwork of Judy Huewe, won Best of Show in the Tombstone Quilt Show, and is now in the permanent collection of the Henry F Hauser Museum in Sierra Vista, AZ.