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John died January 21, 2010, at his Port Orchard, Washington, home. He was born on April 29, 1929, in Hamilton, Montana. He jumped at Missoula in 1949-50 before serving in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict. John jumped again in 1954. He worked for the Civil Service in Guan, Alaska, and Washington, as a high-climber electrician.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Scicek, John Melvin (Missoula 1949)" (2010). Smokejumper Obituaries. 980.