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Ken, 42, died February 3, 1997 in Missoula from brain cancer. He was born June 3, 1954, in Coulee Dam, Washington. He jumped through 1996 and was involved in developing the ankle brace currently in use by jumpers.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Heare, Kenneth Wayne "Ken" (Missoula 1979)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1236.