noted geologist who was observing and later killed by the infamous eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington state. His observation post was 6 miles away. He was the first to report that the eruption had begun.
died in the blast from the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in 1980. Is included on the memorial, dedicated in 2000, for the known victims of the blast.
The ridge where he was last stationed now bears his name
body was never recovered but remnants of his USGS trailer were uncovered in 1993