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Chuck died December 10, 2008. After attending a year at Montana State University, he joined the Merchant Marines during WWII and later volunteered for the Army and was discharged as a captain. After the war he finished his degree at Montana State and received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1953. Chuck spent four years on staff at Iowa and then returned to Missoula where he found the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Montana State. He spent several decades teaching and running a clinic that helped provide speech and hearing services throughout Montana.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Parker, Charles D. "Chuck" (Missoula 1947)" (2008). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1001.