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Lou died July 17, 1984, in San Rafael, California, after a long illness with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born in Holland and came to California in 1953 and graduated with a forestry degree from Humboldt State University. Lou jumped at Cave Junction 1966-71 and also worked with the USFS as a forest engineer.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Wayers, Louis H. (Cave Junction 1966)" (2008). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1021.