Download Full Text (47 KB)
Bob died September 23, 2017, in Anacortes, WA. After graduating from high school in 1942, he joined the Navy and served as a Petty Officer on LST 281. Bob delivered tanks and supplies to Charlie Sector on Omaha Beach on June 6, l944. He moved to Missoula after the war and got his degree in Forestry from the Univ. of Montana. Bob jumped 1946-48 at Missoula and moved to Charlo, Montana, in 1955 where he worked for the BIA, ending up in Cedar City, Utah, as a manager for the writing of the first Grazing Environmental Statement for Utah. Bob retired in 1981 and moved to Anacortes and started Dusenbury Marine Services, spending many hours on his 40-foot sailboat.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Dusenbury, Robert "Bob" (Missoula 1946)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 534.