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Harold L. (Harry) Roberts ( Missoula 1953 )

posted: May 19, 2010

Harry died May 17, 2010, of lung cancer. He spent his work career with the US Forest Service in fire suppression. Harry jumped at Missoula 1953-56 before spending two years in the US Army. He returned to Missoula in 1959 and jumped there until 1971 finishing with 252 fire jumps. After a stint as forest dispatcher, Harry moved to McCall where he was Base Manager from 1978-84 when he retired. He was a charter member of the National Smokejumper Association.