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Jack, 92, died June 5, 2021, in Centerville, Virginia. He was born December 24, 1928. Jack earned his degree in Forestry from Utah State University and jumped at Idaho City during the 1950 season. After graduation he joined the USAF and was trained in pararescue. Jack moved to Seattle in 1953 and began working for Boeing while taking night classes in Aerospace Engineering. He joined NASA’s Apollo Program and served as part of the design team for the Lunar Rover and worked for NASA until his retirement in 1993.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Price, Jack Edward (Idaho City 1950)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1465.