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Luke Timothy Krebs ( McCall 1988 )

posted: Jun 1, 2014

Luke, 49, died May 30, 2014. He was born November 15, 1964 in Lawrence, Kansas. He was raised in Pullman, Washington, where he graduated from high school, earned his bachelor's degree in Education and then his a Ph.D. in Pharmacology Toxicology from Washington State University.

Every summer from 1988 to 1992, Luke worked as a smokejumper in McCall, Idaho, a job he truly loved.

After receiving his doctorate in 1998, he took a research position at The Jackson Laboratory where he worked until 2011. Luke then moved on to Maine Medical Center Research Institute where he worked until he was diagnosed with stage IV adrenal cortex cancer.