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Roger, 67, died July 18, 2014, in Loma Linda, CA. He served two tours in Vietnam as a Navy Corpsman assigned to support the Marines and received two Bronze Stars. He was highly exposed to Agent Orange but it didn't show up until his early 40s. Roger worked for the USFS for 38 years. In addition to jumping at Redmond in 1966 and 1974, he worked as a Hotshot and served as a Law Enforcement Officer for 28 years. After his retirement in 2010, Roger was a community college instructor at Citrus College in Glendora.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Richcreek, Roger W. (Redmond 1966)" (2017). Smokejumper Obituaries. 640.