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Roy W. Wagoner ( North Cascades 1962 )

posted: Jan 13, 2017

Roy died December 30, 2016, in Hood River, Oregon, after a two-year battle with ALS. He grew up in Twisp, WA, and attended the University of Washington and Wenatchee Valley College. Roy jumped at NCSB during the 1962-63 and 1966 seasons.

After graduating from college, Roy was drafted into the Army and served a tour in Vietnam from 1964-65. On his return, Roy was hired by a private telephone contractor and traveled the western states installing telephone switches. He continued to work for United Telephone after moving to Hood River where he worked five acres raising cherries.