Obituaries

Gary Lee Swanson

Gary Lee Swanson, 70, of Eugene, Oregon, passed away on April 17, 2020, from pneumonia. Gary was born on January 2, 1950, in Corvallis, Oregon, to parents Donald L. and Alice C. (Sears) Swanson.

He graduated from Springfield High School. Gary worked for Goodwill Industries for 25 years and retired in 2015. He enjoyed camping, country music and traveling. His favorite place was the Oregon Coast. Gary was a member of People First, an organization that helped those with special needs. 

Gary is survived by his brother Kenneth R. Swanson of Houston, Texas. A Graveside Service was held July 21 at Sears Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Oregon. Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel.