Richard Phillip Swanson, Jan. 24, 1933 -- Nov. 25, 2008

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Richard Phillip Swanson, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Jan. 24, 1933 in Tinley Park, Ill., a son of Charles Waldemar and Anna Rose (Aiani) Swanson. He died on Nov. 25 in Holiday Island at the age of 75.

Mr. Swanson served in the United States Army.

Mr. Swanson is survived by one son, Richard C. Swanson of Billingham, Wash.; one sister, Pearl Jardine of Holiday Island; three grandsons, Dan Swanson, Scott Swanson and Chuck Swanson; and one granddaughter, Kelly Ann Swanson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There are no services scheduled at this time. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at