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Brynolf "Bryn" Hammarstrom ( Missoula 1943 )

posted: Oct 28, 2008

Bryn died July 18, 2008, in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania at age 90. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1939, was drafted into the Civilian Public Service in 1941 and jumped with the CPS-103 group at Missoula 1943-44. After smokejumping he spent two years as a medic in Puerto Rico and, after being discharged, he went to work at a chemist developing floor coverings. In 1970, after extensive rehabilitation work recovering from a bicycle accident, he spent twenty years of volunteer work for many service organizations in his area.