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Ron, 78, died March 14, 2016. He graduated from the University of Montana with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education. Ron jumped at Missoula during the 1957 season. He started his teaching career in Richland, Washington, in 1959 and moved to Great Falls, Montana, in 1969 where he taught until his retirement in 2000. Ron was a talented artist and also loved fly fishing and taught fly tying with the Hooked on Fishing Program for 13 years.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Swensson, Ronald W. (Missoula 1957)" (2016). Smokejumper Obituaries. 684.