Master Sgt. Juan Canopii and his wife perished on Sunday, October 1 2017 in a small plane crash in Klamath County. Juan was a military veteran and comedian with television appearances that included bit roles in Portland-filmed shows Grimm and Leverage. He was well known for his humor and cheerful personality, and will be greatly missed. He served with the 173rd Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, Oregon, as a member of the Aircrew Flight Equipment section. Federal records show Juan received his private pilot’s license to operate a single-engine plane in December 2016.