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Alex, 68, died Jan. 14, 2013, in Boise, Idaho, after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease and dementia. He was an accomplished skier, surfer, hunting and fishing guide, and manager of a Western guest ranch. He also bred and raced Alaska sled dogs, earning a top-10 ranking among mushers in North America. Alex jumped from Cave Junction during the 1965-66 and 1969 seasons, and from Fairbanks in 1967-68 and 1970. He became an accomplished rider of bucking broncos, using this skill to work as an extra and stunt man in a Western movie.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Theios, Alex (Cave Junction 1965)" (2013). Smokejumper Obituaries. 802.