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Jack died in Norfolk, Virginia October 22, 2008 of Leukemia. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan where obtained his B.S.(53), M.S.(57), and Ph.D.(63) degrees in Forestry. Jack was an officer in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He later taught Forestry at the University of Washington, Virginia Polytechnic and Virginia Tech. Jack was a much-published professor and leading authority on Forest Entomology. Knight/Heikkenen 1982 "Principals Forest Entomology"
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Heikkenen, Herman J. (Idaho City 1951)" (2008). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1005.