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Wesley, 85, died Dec. 18, 2012, in Sun Lakes, Arizona. He was born May 18, 1927 in Missoula, Montana and graduated from Hellgate H.S. where he played basketball and baseball. He attended the University of Montana after a stint in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Hawaii. Wesley jumped from Missoula during the 1947 season. He worked for Carpenter Paper Company and later Nationwide Paper, living in New Mexico and Texas before returning to Montana during that career.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Brennan, Wesley William (Missoula 1947)" (2013). Smokejumper Obituaries. 805.