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Dave died of accidental gunshot wounds during a hunting trip near Eureka, MT on October 26, 1954. He was born August 21, 1931, in Canton, Ohio. He was a graduate of the Forestry School at Montana State University and was employed the J. Neils Lumber Company of Libby, Montana. He jumped at Missoula 1951 and 1954.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Saltsman, David William (Missoula 1951)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1364.