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Randy Udall passes away in Wyoming mountains

July 4, 2013
Randy Udall passes away in Wyoming mountains KDNK news is sad to report that according to the Udall Family, the body of James "Randy" Udall was found Wednesday in a remote area of the Wind River Range in Wyoming.

In a press release issued last night, the Udall family writes that though an autopsy is forthcoming, it appears Randy died of natural causes. They go on to thank the Sublette County Sheriff Dave Lankford, his staff, Tip Top Seach and Rescue, the United States Forest Service, the Wyoming Air National Guard and all other involved in their tireless effort over the past several days.

The family writes "Randy left this earth doing what he loved most: hiking in his most favorite mountain range in the world... The entire Udall family is touched beyond words by the tremendous outpouring of support from people around the county. Randy's passing is a reminder to all of us to live every day to its fullest, just as he did."

He will be missed.