Memorial Scheduled for North State Smokejumper

Jun 17, 2013 4:09 PM

A memorial is planned for this upcoming Sunday for 28 year old Luke Sheehy, the California Smokejumper killed last week while fighting a fire near Alturas.

According to the Redding Record Searchlight, the service is scheduled for this Sunday at the Redding Civic Auditorium and is only open to family, close friends, firefighters and forest service members.

Sheehy, of Susanville, was a member of the California Smokejumpers based out of Redding. Sheehy was killed while fighting a fire in the Saddle Back Fire Wilderness Area near Alturus when a part of a tree struck him.

Donations and condolences can be sent to Doug and Lynn Sheehy or the Sheehy Family at 2850 Main St., Suite 12, #386, Susanville, CA 96130.


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