Our beloved father, David Ray Swanson, passed away Sept. 4, 2001.
He was born March 26, 1931 in Southern Utah to Harry and Eva Swanson. He married Barbara Beth Sorensen on December 4, 1953. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple Jan, 11, 1966.
His craftsman-ship will be enjoyed by others through his work on temples throughout the United States. He had a love for nature and was often seen on the highest mountain searching for arrowheads, hunting or camping. A love for his country led him to serve in the Navy. He will be missed by his family here but has been reunited with his sweetheart.
Survived by sons, Bryce (Carla) Swanson, Mark (Laura) Swanson and James Swanson; daughters Patty (Jerry) Daniel and Sue Jaquier; 16 grandchildren and five great grandchildren with two on the way.
Preceded in death by his parents, and siblings and his wife, Barbara.
Funeral services will be Friday Sept. 7, 2001 at 1p.m. at Draper 6th Ward, 12820 So. 1300 E. A viewing will be held Thursday Sept. 6, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary/Chapel 10600 So. 1700 E. Sandy, Utah. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.