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Glen T. "Rip" Smith ( Idaho City 1954 )

posted: Jan 8, 2020


Glen died January 2, 2020, at his home near Kuna, Idaho. His father was career USFS and Glen lived in many different locations while growing up. After he graduated from Boise H.S., Glen attended Boise Jr. College and jumped at Idaho City 1954-55. Rip started as an entry-level surveyor with the state department of highways but was quickly noticed for his abilities by Don McCarter. He joined forces with Don and Bill Tuller to start the surveying firm of McCarter and Tuller in Boise. Rip was the lead surveyor for the business for over 40 years retiring in 2002.