The Salt Lake Tribune
John Daren Smith
Died: 2003-02-25
Return to the list
"He was the invincible type, but when he finally did go, I knew. I knew in my heart he wouldn't come home." Meredith Smith, wife Smith, 32, of Taylorsville, died when the Black Hawk helicopter he was piloting went down in a sandstorm. The Army chief warrant officer was assigned to B Company, 5-158th Aviation Regiment, at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
Tribune Articles
  • Pilot Died 'Doing What He Wanted,' Family Says
  • The World They Lost to War
  • Services Salute a Fallen Hero
  • Obituary: John Daren
  • Opinion: A Sense of Duty