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Bob, 91, died April 21, 2014. The son of former Idaho Governor Charlie Gossett, he graduated from Boise Jr. College and the University of Idaho in Business. Bob was a Navy pilot during WWII and jumped at McCall during the 1946 season. He continued to own and fly multiple aircraft throughout his life. Bob combined the power of the computer and business accounting and founded Cougar Mountain Software (CMS). CMS was incorporated, became a national competitor, and remains a second-generation employer in Boise.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Gossett, Robert M. (McCall 1946)" (2014). Smokejumper Obituaries. 834.