Carol Rymer Davis
Carol Ann Rymer Davis (November 28, 1944 – c. September 29, 2010) was an American balloonist, and radiologist. She and Richard Abruzzo won the 2004 Gordon Bennet Cup. She was awarded the 2005 Harmon Trophy. She was lost at sea on September 29, 2010, over the Adriatic Sea. Her body, along with that of Abruzzo, was found off the coast of Italy in the Adriatic Sea on December 6, 2010.
Rymer Davis was born in Denver, Colorado on November 28, 1944. She graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor's degree, and from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center with a MD. She completed her residency at the Lovelace Medicine Center. She was a partner at Diversified Radiology.
She served 22 years in the United States Army Reserve as a flight surgeon and retired as a colonel in 2001.
She was awarded the 1981 Diploma Montgolfier. She was an instructor at the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association Ground School, from 1982 to 1986. With Richard Abruzzo she received the Harmon Trophy in 2005.
Rymer Davis was the daughter of Drs. Charles and Marion Rymer. She married John C. Davis IV in 1968; they have two daughters.
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