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Leas D. Dickey ( Redding 1961 )

posted: Dec 7, 2017

Leas died November 21, 2017. He attended Shasta H.S. and Shasta Jr. College in Redding before getting his Bachelor's Degree from Chico State University. He jumped at Redding 1961-67 and 1973.

After graduating from college he joined the Air Force and became a fixed-wing and helicopter pilot and flew both large transports and helicopters in Vietnam.

Leas then worked for the USFS as a pilot and flew jumpers out of Redmond 1992-96. After retiring, he taught English to non-English speaking people at Rogue Community College in Oregon.