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Dave,64, died May 30, 2010, after a long-time battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born April 16, 1946, in Huron, SD. He graduated from the University of Idaho with a bachelor's degree in 1970, and a law degree in 1973. Dave worked two summers with the Slate Creek (Idaho) Hotshots and then jumped at Idaho City 1966-69 and Fairbanks 1971-73. He began private law practice in Anchorage, Alaska, in 1974 then worked with the US Dept. of Energy from 1976-1984 in Washington, DC. Dave was a partner with the law firm of Banks, Newcomb and Engels in Portland, Oregon, when he retired due to illness.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Engels, David Anthony (Idaho City 1966)" (2010). Smokejumper Obituaries. 941.