Line of Duty Deaths Database

Marilyn A. Skene
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Name
Marilyn A. Skene
Local
L4819, Cochrane Fire Fighters Association
Gender
Female
Age
27
District
06
Occupation
Fire Fighter
Type of Duty
Training
Fatal Injury Cause
Caught/Trapped - Under Water Obj. or Obs
Nature of Fatal Injury
Other/Miscellaneous - Drowning
Date of Death
5/26/1990
Year Placed On Wall
2015
Multiple Line of Duty Incident
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No information available
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Biographical Comments
From the inscription on the plaque at the fire hall:
Marilyn was a fire fighter with the Cochrane Fire Department. At the time of her death Marilyn was training with a group of divers who were hoping to form a dive rescue team.

Our heartfelt thanks to:
Calgary Fire Department
Calgary Police Service
Cochrane Fire Department
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
High River Fire Department
Alberta Fish and Wildlife
Residents and businesses of Cochrane and others too numerous to mention

Words cannot express the gratitude we feel for the dedication, professionalism and caring shown on the days of May 26, 27, and 28th, 1990 at Ghost Lake, Alberta
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