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Ed died June 2, 1963, in the crash of a helicopter that he was flying from Twin Falls, Idaho, to New Mexico where he had a contract to spray crops. The wreckage was found in a remote area near South Powder Horn, Colorado, two months after the crash. Ed jumped at Missoula 1953-54 and 1960.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Hermes, Edwin T. (Missoula 1953)" (2006). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1075.