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George Dean Bate ( McCall 1946 )

posted: Dec 23, 2020

Dean, 85, died June 28, 2010, in Ogden, Utah. He was born October 23, 1924, in Logan, Utah, and went to Logan H.S. During WWII Dean was inducted into the Navy in May of 1943 and was discharged in February of 1946. At the time he joined the Navy he was a student at Utah State.

After the war he had a civilian career at Hill Air Force Base and was in the National Ski Patrol at Snow Basin for 30 years. Dean jumped at McCall during the 1946-47 seasons. He had 15 fire and seven practice jumps.