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George Staver

George was killed in a plane crash.

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09/30/15 06:20 AM #1    

Edward (Bud) Koelling

George died on June 19, 2000 most likely of drowning but possibly from a massive concussion.  From news sources:

Portland Oregonian, June 21, 2000
3 OREGONIANS DIE IN PLANE CRASH Summary: Four others survive the crash on a lake in British Columbia where the group had gone for a fishing vacation with friends

Three Oregon sport fishermen died Monday evening when a floatplane crashed on takeoff from a remote lake in British Columbia's rugged Chilcotin Plateau. The victims were part of a group of 12 friends who flew to a wilderness lodge for a fishing vacation.

The pilot and three other anglers survived the crash. A spokesman at Caribou Memorial Hospital, Full article: 641 words

Portland Oregonian, June 22, 2000.  Obituary where George was named:
 Bill Papas spent less than two decades of his life in Portland, but in that short period of time he captured -- most notably through a popular volume of watercolors published five years ago called "Papas' Portland" and his gallery of 12 years, the Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery-- the spirit of his adopted city.

Mr. Papas died Monday in a plane crash in British Columbia, along with George Staver of Bend and Tim Winger of Portland. Mr. Papas was 73. They were part of a group of 12 friends who...

Obituary from the Corvallis Gazette Times, June 24, 2000:

George F. Staver

George F. Staver George Frederick Staver of Bend, formerly of Corvallis, died Monday, June 19, in a plane crash in a remote area of British Columbia, Canada. He was 53.

The fishing vacation had been organized by Denny Pastega (class of 1964), who was one of the 3 anglers who survived.


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