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Larry, 75, died December 30, 2011, in Bend, Oregon. Born Nov. 16, 1936, in Medford, Oregon, he eventually relocated to Idaho where he graduated from Kuna High School in 1954. After graduating from high school, he jumped at McCall in 1955, 1957 and 1958. Larry worked 34 years as a heavy-equipment salesman for Hyster-Pape, with stints in Portland and Bend, where he retired in 1999. He was an enthusiast in hunting, fishing, camping and snowmobiling.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Riser, Larry L. (McCall 1955)" (2012). Smokejumper Obituaries. 865.