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Julio, 78, died January 26, 2022, from complications related to Parkinson’s Disease. He was born December 26, 1943, in Emmett, Idaho, and grew up in Cascade, Idaho. After earning a bachelor’s in History from Carroll College, a master’s in School Counseling from Idaho State University, and a PhD in Education Administration from the University of Idaho, he dedicated his career to nurturing educational excellence in the Boise Public Schools. Julio was named Idaho Middle School Principal of the Year in 1998. In addition to teaching, he was also a coach and sports official. At Carroll College he was a tremendous athlete being named Outstanding Running Back and Most Valuable Player and received honors as Outstanding Boxer. Julio jumped at Idaho City 1964-69, and at Boise 1971, 73-78.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Bilbao, Julio Bernardo (Idaho City 1964)" (2022). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1455.