Patterson was the only man to skip two North Bay rinks to the Brier - 1994 and '99. He also went was a member of the 1993 Northern Ontario mixed team. Also, while attending University in Sudbury, at Laurentian University, he won the Ontario Universities' Championship. Scott Patterson was a long time member of the North Bay Granite Club.
Patterson was injured in a vehicle accident on January 23, 2004 while riding with Greg Cantin, John McClelland and Gerry Cantin, while on their way to attend the Northern Ontario Curling Association's challenge round. While the other passengers survived, Patterson died in Sudbury, Ontario at St. Joseph's Health Care Centre at 10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time. Scott was survived by his wife Tracy, a daughter Taylor 5 and a son William 2.
See also: List of Canadians