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Retired Western professor dies in paragliding accident

Thomas J. Olney, an associate professor of marketing at Western, died Wednesday, July 13 in a paragliding accident on Blanchard Mountain, Hayley Thompson, Skagit County coroner said.

Olney, 64, retired in June 2016, said university communications director Paul Cocke. Olney specialized in market research and sales and taught classes such as Introduction to Marketing.

The Western Front will update this story as more information becomes available.

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