Pilot killed in crash was fixture in Oregon aviation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon pilot who died in a plane crash in Washington was a passionate advocate for pilots and airports and played a significant role in Oregon aviation, according to the Oregon Department of Aviation.
Mary Rosenblum, of Canby, was flying a Piper Super Cub plane Sunday when she hit trees around 1 p.m. and crashed near Battle Ground, Washington, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said.
Rosenblum was the only person found in the damaged plane and died at the scene near Daybreak Field.
She was 65.
Rosenblum was an award-winning author who wrote nine novels over her career, including The Drylands, which won the Compton Crook Award for science fiction writing in 1994. She wrote mysteries under the name Mary Freeman.

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