Jose Arturo Dias y Miranda
Summary: Mexican-American logger with the Weyerhauser, Co. forest products company in Oregon who had been hospitalized in critical condition for nearly a month from lung and burn injuries suffered in the May 18 Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption that had killed at least more than 55 people including two fellow crewmates during the massive volcanic mudslide across the state of Washington in the Pacific Northwest region while he was thinning trees in the woods on a ridge between Hoffstadt Creek and the North Fork of the Toutle River near the site of the active volcano.
Cause of Death: Complications from burns resulted in a volcanic eruption
Born: January 30, 1947
Died: June 3, 1980
Location: Portland, Oregon