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Atlanta's Marcy Scott dies after battle with cancer

November 01, 2013, Staff report,

Longtime marketing director at Georgia track was 42

Marcy Scott, director of marketing and promotions for Atlanta Motor Speedway, passed away Nov. 1 following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Scott, 42, had been with the speedway for eight years. She is survived by her parents Buck and Charlotte, and her brother, Stewart.

"It is my sad duty to inform you that our dear friend and colleague Marcy Scott has lost her courageous battle with cancer," Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark said in a message posted on the track's website. "Marcy died this morning at her parent's home in Lilburn, Ga.

"Marcy's contributions to Atlanta Motor Speedway were numerous. For over eight years, she guided the promotional and advertising efforts for the speedway and its events. In addition, before joining the speedway in April of 2005, she worked for a number of teams and sponsors in the sport with the list of drivers including Matt Kenseth, Jeff Green and Ricky Craven.

"We will all miss her charisma, her penchant for detail and her way of making any task fun and enjoyable. To people throughout the NASCAR and the Atlanta media communities, she was a great friend and a consummate professional."

Scott was a 1993 University of Georgia graduate.

Atlanta Motor Speedway, located in Hampton, Ga., is a property of Speedway Motorsports Inc.