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Clyde died June 19, 2018, after a battle with cancer. He graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Forestry in 1953. He served two years in the USAF and was in the reserves until 1959. Clyde worked for the USFS as a forester and ranger all over the Pacific Northwest retiring in 1988. He then worked the next eight years for the state of Idaho. He jumped at Missoula during the 1951 season.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Blake, Clyde D. (Missoula 1951)" (2018). Smokejumper Obituaries. 589.