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William "Bill" Morin ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: Sep 29, 2011

Bill, 82, died February 21, 2011, in Butte, Montana. He attended the University of Montana in his native Missoula, after jumping there in 1946-48. Bill started his work in fire safety as a lookout when he was 15 years old. He hiked to Mann Gulch on a guided tour for the 50th anniversary of the 1949 disaster that killed 13 firefighters, including several of his friends. Bill had a career in sales for more than 50 years, retiring at 72.