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Ed died July 25, 2006, after being stuck by a bicyclist while rollerblading on a pathway near Teton Village, Wyoming. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1956 with a forestry degree. Ed jumped at Missoula from 53-55 and at West Yellowstone in 1956. After college, he became a Navy pilot and flew for five years before going back to college and obtaining his master's degree in business administration from U.C. Berkeley in 1967. Ed worked a year for Weyhauser before starting a career as a commercial airline pilot that lasted 25 years.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Henry, Edward L. (Missoula 1953)" (2006). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1081.