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Clayton died June 17, 2009, as a result of a tractor accident at his nursery in Helena, Montana. He was born in South Dakota, Aug. 10, 1931. Clayton was a graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in Entomology and jumped five seasons at Missoula. Clayton started the Valley Nursery in the 1960s and was well know for his work in developing cold-hardy plants. His 10-acre nursery boasts the largest collection of cold-hardy plants for the northern U.S.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Berg, Clayton Victor (Missoula 1952)" (2009). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1495.