Robert Sallee




Age: 82


Summary: last survivor of the 1949 Mann Gulch wildfire in Montana that killed 13 firefighters who was a 17-year-old smokejumper and became the youngest on the crew that parachuted to the wildfire in Montana's Helena National Forest as they were caught on a mountainside when the fire suddenly blew up, cutting off their escape route.



Cause of Death: Complications after open-heart surgery


Born: August 18, 1931


Died: May 26, 2014


Location: Spokane Valley, Washington