Dean Ganders, 1956; Photo by Marlin's, Richland The Ganders Family History
 Dean Ganders

Built the early airplane hangars at Kennewick's Vista Field, Flew the fences for Hanford Nuclear Reservation security; Rebuilt wrecked aircraft. Serviced airplanes for the Atomic Energy Commission.

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Dean with daughter Lori, sitting on the family's Volkswagen pickup truck with an airplane parked in the driveway of their Birch street family home in Richland, Wash. Circa 1960s.
(Photo courtesy of daughter Becky Decker)

"Friendly and outgoing in nature, with a wry sense of humor, and the happiness of a man who has found his place in the world's work"

Sister Ruth Ganders writing of her brother, Dean.

Herron-Crawford, Dean Ganders