Smokejumper Obituary: Palmer, Christopher Richard “Chris” (Redding 1975)

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Smokejumper Obituary: Palmer, Christopher Richard “Chris” (Redding 1975)

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Obituary

Chris died December 28, 2021. He was born January 15, 1953, in Glendale, California, grew up in Southern California, and graduated from Bishop H.S. where he was a football standout. Chris worked as a Hotshot on the San Bernadino N.F. before starting his 25-year career as a smokejumper with over 300 fire jumps. He jumped at Redding 1975, 77, 92-95, McCall 76, 78-79, 90, Fairbanks 1980-85, and NIFC 1986-87, 95-98. Chris was a Life Member of the National Smokejumper Association.

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Palmer_Christopher-Richard-“Chris”_Redding_1975

Publication Date

February 2022

Keywords

Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries

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Forest Management

Smokejumper Obituary: Palmer, Christopher Richard “Chris” (Redding 1975)

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