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Carl, 67, died September 15, 2006, in Denver, Colorado, just about six weeks after the passing of his brother, William "Kay" Johnson (NCSB-54). He was born May 5, 1939, in Winthrop, Wash. Carl graduated from Washington State University and jumped ten seasons at North Cascades and Fairbanks. He served as area fire control officer in Fairbanks until 1966, when he took the position as area manager for Western Alaska. After a move to Idaho, he returned to Fairbanks in 1973 where he became district manager in 1978. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1970 and moved his family to Boise, Idaho.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Johnson, Carl Dean (North Cascades 1957)" (2006). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1079.