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On this day The News reported
2008: The man instrumental in establishing the College of Pip-ing Celtic Peforming Arts passed away after a year-long battle with cancer.
ScottNacAuby was 51 years old.
At the place where he spent years mentoring young per-formers and working tirelessly to raise the profile of the Celtic arts on P.E.l and throughout the world, the mood was som-bre, all mourning the loss of a dear friend.
"He was the most optimistic person I've ever known: said the college's chief financial officer Jean Walker.