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Timnath soldier killed in ambush - The Coloradoan

He volunteered to be attached to the 28th Infantry of the Pennsylvania National Guard Unit because it was an opportunity to go to Iraq. It was something exciting to do, she said, and Parrott promised he wouldn’t get hurt.“He sort of walked sideways on the crossbeam of life,” Corwin said. “He never walked it straight.”The Department of Defense has not yet officially announced Parrott’s death. But according to documents sent to Corwin, he suffered a head wound in an ambush about 60 miles west of Baghdad. He was taken by medical helicopter to a military hospital at Balad but could not be saved.Parrott worked 15 years in the CSU facilities department as a utilities locator. He had a tight circle of friends and loved trail running and riding bicycles, Corwin said.Corwin said she knew he was something special when they first met and she found a volume of Voltaire in his bathroom among the reading material.“I knew it was going to be an interesting ride,” she said.Glenn Abele was Parrott’s best friend and spent the past 15 years biking, running and cutting firewood with the guy he described as “awesome.”Abele, who works in the telecommunications department at CSU, said anyone - more available

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