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Robert A. "Rigger" Snyder ( Cave Junction 1948 )

posted: Jan 6, 2014

Rigger died January 4, 2014, in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. He was a Merchant Marine during WWII, a smokejumper, an ironworker, and a superintendent at Pocono Raceway. He retired from Baker Chemical.


Rigger was proud to be a “Gobi” jumper and was a great financial supporter of the Siskiyou Smokejumper Museum project that saved the base from destruction. He jumped at Cave Junction 1948-51.