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K.R. died May 31, 2009, from Huntington's Disease. He graduated from Doylestown H.S. in Ohio where he won the state meet in the pole vault. After serving in the USAF, he attended the University of Montana and graduated with a degree in Forestry. K.R. worked for the USFS in Durango and Pagosa Springs, Colorado, before transferring to the Nine Mile R.D. in Montana where he retired as Fire Management Officer in 1991. K.R. jumped at Missoula during the 1963-64 seasons.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Adams, K. Rolland (Missoula 1963)" (2010). Smokejumper Obituaries. 962.