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Don, 73, died Dec. 25, 1999 of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease at St Mary's Regional Medical Center, Reno, Nevada. Born in Twin Falls, Idaho, he jumped for one year out of McCall. He worked in the financial industry, retiring as vice president of First Interstate Bank in 1985. He was an Eagle Scout, Navy veteran, attended the University of Idaho, and graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno and Pacific Coast Banking School in Washington State. He is survived by his wife Thelma.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Voorhees, Donald A. (McCall 1948)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1182.