Smokejumper Obituary: Palmer, Christopher Richard “Chris” (Redding 1975)
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.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Palmer, Christopher Richard “Chris” (Redding 1975)" (2022). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1454.