Obituary: Former Lookout Pass Idaho Patroller, Bill Fout

Former Lookout Pass, Idaho, Patroller, William Charles (Bill) Fout, died at 89 on 9 July in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Originally from Andes, Montana, Fout served as a pilot in the in the Army, flying as a spotter on search and rescue missions over China in WW II. After the war, he worked for Washington Water Power (now Avista) as a lineman for more than 30 years. Bill Fout

Fout was chairman of the local chapter of the American Red Cross, and taught first aid and CPR to high school students. He also taught hunter safety courses. He skied with his children and became a member of the Lookout Pass Ski Patrol and taught at the mountain’s free ski school. He was also involved with the Idaho Ski Club at Lookout Pass, and also previously managed the lodge and worked in mountain operations.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, 4 August, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Coeur d’Alene. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Shriners Hospital, Box 2472, Spokane, WA 99210.

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