In Memory

It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. - Nelson Mandela

This page is dedicated to five park employees who lost their lives while in the line of duty at Mount Rainier National Park. Their service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

 
 
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Ranger Nick Hall

Ranger Nick Hall, age 33, fell to his death during the rescue of four injured climbers on the Emmons Glacier on June 21, 2012.

 
A woman in NPS law enforcement uniform in front of a US flag.
U.S. Park Ranger Margaret Anderson

U.S. Park Ranger Margaret Anderson, age 34, was shot and killed during a traffic stop on the road to Paradise on January 1, 2012.

 
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Ranger Phil Otis
Ranger Phil Otis, age 22, Student Conservation Association volunteer ranger, fell to his death on the Winthrop Glacier while responding to a report of an injured climber on August 12, 1995.
 
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Ranger Sean Ryan

Ranger Sean Ryan, age 23, fell to his death on the Winthrop Glacier while responding to a report of an injured climber on August 12, 1995.

 
 
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Carpenter Murrell Trosper

Carpenter Murrell Trosper, age 42, was crushed and killed while deconstructing a building at Longmire on January 21, 1958.

Last updated: August 30, 2017

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