Mount Hood Ski Patrol founder dead at 98

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A man who helped create the Mount Hood Ski Patrol in 1937 has died.

The Oregonian reports Henry W. "Hank" Lewis died Saturday in Portland at the age of 98.

Lewis ran the Mount Hood ski patrol for its first two years. During World War II he trained troops in skiing and served with the Army's 10th Mountain Division.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com