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Paul was born on December 29, 1924, in Scobey, Montana, his father, George, was 48 and his mother, Ustyna, was 46. He married on December 24, 1949, in Flathead, Montana. He died on January 4, 2003, in Asotin, Washington, at the age of 78, and was buried in Clarkston, Washington. Paul jumped at Missoula during the 1946-47 seasons and had nine practice and nine fire jumps.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Darchuck, Paul (Missoula 1946)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 294.