Malcolm E. Trott, 73, of Clinton, Maine passed away after a long fight with Diabetes and a sudden accident on his three wheeled power scooter that he used to get around town. Malcolm went home to his Lord on Sunday, August 14, 2011, surrounded by his family and friends. Malcolm was born November 2, 1937, in Portland, Maine the son of the late Millard E. and Esther (Gratto) Trott. He was accompanied at birth by identical twin Merle Trott. At the age of ten, Malcolm and his family moved from Portland to Waterville, Maine where he graduated from Waterville High School, and then he attended the Culinary Institute of America. After graduating from the Culinary Institute, Malcolm entered the United States Army along with his twin brother Merle, on October 23, 1959, serving in France, and later, the United States. He was honorably discharged on October 13, 1962. After returning from the service, Malcolm held many positions that dealt with food service, which include owning his own restaurant, working at Waterville High School, summer at Alden Camps, chef at Oakgrove Coburn, Waterville Convalescent Center, and the Muskie Center for Senior Citizens in Waterville. He was a generous giver of his time through community service. He has received numerous awards by a number of organizations throughout the state. A few of those awards include the Jefferson award in 1991, and the Man of the Year award from the Elks Club in Waterville. He has helped Santa Claus every Christmas in Waterville for most of his adult life. He was unable to perform this activity the last few years of his life due to his failing health, but, the Christmas spirit was always with him. He has been very active in the Boy Scouts of America, scouting leader for Brownie Troop 736, he assisted in disaster relief for many situations including the Flood of 1987, was a member of the American Red Cross, and is a member of the Brown Memorial Methodist Church in Clinton, where he has volunteered at the local food bank for a number of years. Malcolm was also the founding member of the TROTT family clowns, making people smile and laugh for a number of generations. He also was a member of the R.B. Hall band, where he played the drums. Malcolm enjoyed spending his summers at the family beach house at Old Orchard beach. He was loved and respected by so many, and will be missed. Malcolm was predeceased by his brothers Merle and Millard; his aunt and uncle Ruth and Burt Landry. Malcolm is survived by his wife of nearly 45 years, Joyce; his daughters Sarah Lund, Mary Ellen Gregory; his son David Trott; his six wonderful grandchildren, Adam, Joshua, Brianna, Justin, Nathan and Jacob; his brother Carlton Trott of Maryland; his sister-in-law Sophie Trott; and her children, Merle Trott, Jr., Melissa Bernadini, Kim and Susan Trott of Florida, and several other nieces and nephews; his very special friends who he considered family, Jane, Mandy, Elana, Torrie, Madeline, Barbara, Gail, Katie-Lyn, Peter L. and Kevin D. There will be a Celebration of life on Sunday, August 28, 2011, at the Brown Memorial Methodist Church in Clinton, Maine at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served in the church hall following the ceremony. Guest are invited to speak of their experiences and memories of Malcolm during his amazing life. The family would like to thank the 2nd floor nursing staff, CCU nursing staff and all the Doctors at MaineGeneral Medical Center, Thayer Unit for treating Malcolm like he was a family member during his many hospitalizations. They are all absolutely wonderful. A special thank you to the Doctors and Nurses in the Dialysis Department. In lieu of flowers, donations in Malcolms memory may be made to Joyce Trott, P.O. Box 171, Clinton, Maine 04927.