Robert Stott, `71 alum, longtime Salt Lake County deputy district attorney

Class of 1971 alum Robert Stott retired recently, after serving as Salt Lake County deputy district attorney for many years. From his start at the then-Salt Lake County Attorney’s Office in 1975 through his retirement at the end of January, Stott could be found guiding murder cases through the court system with his expertise and trademark, straightforward style.

Although Stott’s name may not be well known outside judicial circles, the notorious men he helped put away over his career certainly are. Names like Ted Bundy, Mark Hofmann, Ronnie Lee Gardner, Arthur Gary Bishop, Ervil LeBaron, Joseph Paul Franklin, Mark Hacking, Curtis Allgier and dozens of others.

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