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Don was born July 31, 1929, in Butte, Montana. He was a Missoula smokejumper in 1949. Don worked in Chicago, Illinois, and after retiring, he moved to North Myrtle Beach, North Carolina, to enjoy his boat at Coquina Harbor. He died in Butte, Montana, on July 26, 2013.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Casagranda, Donald R. (Missoula 1949)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 485.