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Bob, 87, died July 13, 2016. He graduated with a degree in Forestry from Rutgers University and went on to get a mater's degree from Duke University. Bob was the Hardwood Management Coordinator for Union Camp Corporation and retired in 1996. Bob was a Captain in the US Army 1948-50 and was in the Army Reserves and National Guard from 1950-89. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America and served as a Scout Master District Commander. Bob jumped at Missoula during the 1952 season.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Heeren, Robert D. (Missoula 1952)" (2016). Smokejumper Obituaries. 673.