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Former jumper pilot, Frank Borgeson died of cancer in Lewiston, ID on June 15, l998 at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife Barbara. Frank was a pilot during WWII and flew crop dusters after the war. He started flying smokejumpers out of McCall in 1958 and later transferring to the USFS where he became Chief Pilot based at the Boise Fire Center. He flew jumpers for 21 years.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Borgeson, Frank (Pilot 0000)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1222.