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Donald E. Wallace ( Cave Junction 1949 )

posted: Sep 18, 2014

Don, 84, died May 16, 2014, at his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Don served in the U.S. Army in the Occupation of Japan 1946-48, in the 8th Cavalry, 1st Brigade of the 1st (Armored) Cavalry Division. He was later called back into service during the Korean War 1950-52.

He jumped at Cave Junction during the 1949-50 seasons.

Don was a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle. He worked for The Boeing Company as a Site Development Manager. During that time he was based in a number of locations including Seattle, Huntsville, New Orleans, Houston, Edwards Air Force Base, Washington DC and Ismir, Turkey. Don retired in 1990 after a career of 35 years.