Wednesday, June 2, 2010
American Aerospace Foundation Brochure - Circa 1970
Roy Lamb and his wife June founded the American Wilderness Foundation. Before it was the American Wilderness Foundation, it was the American Aerospace Foundation. Here is Roy's obituary from the Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002 Oregonian:
Roy Lamb died Feb. 25, 2002, at age 80.
Mr. Lamb was born Nov. 6, 1921, in Almena, Kan. He moved to Estacada in the 1930s and served in the U. S. Marine Corps. He was a business owner in St. Johns and founded the American Wilderness Foundation in 1969, serving as director for 30 years. He married June Amundson in 1944.
Survivors include his wife; son, Brian; daughter, Barbara Lamb Neufield; brothers, Floyd, James and Charles; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Private service. Remembrances to the American Wilderness Foundation. Arrangements by St. Johns Funeral Home.
Roy Lamb was a leader in the Oregon Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. He was involved in planning and commanding the Oregon Wing Civil Air Patrol summer encampments, circa 1970, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane and he was involved in the Oregon Wing Ranger Program for ground search and rescue in the late 1960s and early seventies.
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