He attended school in Webster and graduated from high school in 1996 were he participated in sports, music and journalism activities. He attended St. Cloud State University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in aviation management and finance. He also was a licensed pilot.
Scott was born August 19, 1977 to Ronald and Linda (Glaser) Bendixen in Webster, S.D. Scott worked for a time as assistant general manager at the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport before he moved into banking. He worked as a bank officer at Wells Fargo in Minneapolis and Citizens State Bank in Waverly. He then spent two years working as a bank consultant with Prairie Consulting before accepting the position of Chief Sales Officer at Profinium Financial in Fairmont, Minn.
Scott married Susan Larson on December 22, 2001 in Morris, and the family made their home in Buffalo. He enjoyed golf, lake activities, flying and especially enjoyed spending time with his son.
He is survived by his wife, Susan, his son, Gavin; his parents Linda and Bruce Olson of Sioux Falls; a brother Matt Bendixen of Minneapolis; a sister Christine Haerich (Jason); one nephew, Talon Haerich; and one niece, Hannah Haerich.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 at St. Michael's Church in Sioux Falls.
Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls is in charge of arrangements.