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Charles Dysart ( Missoula 1953 )

posted: Aug 26, 2006

Chuck passed away August 15, 2006, after a courageous battle with ALS. He attended the University of Washington and Eastern Washington University. After Chuck graduated from Eastern, he served several years in the Navy on the Aircraft Carrier the USS Boxer.

He went into 30-year teaching career and taught everything from Cheerleading to Special Education, High School, and Grade School. Chuck was a private pilot and began building a plane that airplane was finished in 2005. In 2003 Chuck was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Throughout his illness he worked for the cause of ALS research, making a trip to Washington D.C. to lobby congress to obtain more funding to research ALS.