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Barry, 65, died May 9, 2015, at his home in Crooked River Ranch, Oregon. During high school he taught himself to play guitar and writing and performing music became a lifetime passion. Barry ran his own music store, worked in construction, painting and cabinet-making. He graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Oregon in 1981. His last career was with the Redmond School District where he taught computer skills and worked with special needs students. He wrote more than 120 copyrighted songs and recorded about a dozen CDs. Barry jumped at Redmond 70-73, 77 and 78.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Stranahan, Barry Lee (Redmond 1970)" (2015). Smokejumper Obituaries. 719.