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Edward Nicholson ( Missoula 1960 )

posted: Jan 1, 2002

Nick, 62, passed away Aug. 2, 2002, at his home in Darby, Montana. Following graduation from high school in Darby, he attended Western Montana College and worked as a logger. He was a smokejumper for 11 years jumping at Missoula 1960-70, then was employed as a dispatcher on the Bitterroot National Forest before retiring in 1992.

His interests included rodeos, horses, hunting and leather work. He loved the outdoors and always had a story after each outing. He is survived by his wife Donna, a daughter, two sons, seven grandchildren, his parents and a sister.