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Oscar, 71, of West Riverside, Montana, died April 14, 1993. He was born March 26, 1922, in Victor, Montana, and served in the Navy during WWII on the USS Pennsylvania. Oscar jumped at Missoula during the 1946-48 seasons. During the 1946 season he got four fire jumps in addition to seven training jumps. In 1947 he had six fire, one rescue and three practice jumps. Oscar was busy in 1948 with three practice and eight fire jumps. After working for the USFS for a time, he became a construction worker for Hightower Construction. He retired from Structural System in 1984.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Cook, Oscar Richard (Missoula 1946)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 172.