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SWIFT, William (Bill) Alan
SWIFT, William (Bill) Alan Of Wrightwood, California, passed away at home on July 9, 2018, at the age of 77, after recent brain surgery. Bill was born January 10, 1941, in Fullerton, California. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Order of the Arrow in North Orange County. He graduated from La Habra High School where he played football and ran track. He played semi-professional football for the Orange County Rhinos. Bill retired from GTE in 1989 after more than 20 years. He received a Masters Degree in Social Work from Cal State San Bernardino and then worked as a school psychologist for the Snowline Unified School District.He was also a member of the San Bernardino County Mental Health Board until a few years ago and still attended meetings with both the County Public Health and the District Advisory Council until his passing. Bill was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to fish, hunt and hike in the localmountains. He was an active member of the Lions Club and enjoyed the fellowship he found in the Wrightwood community. He was grateful everyday for his sobriety. He loved his family, hisdogs and his beautiful mountain home that Mimi and he built nearly 30 years ago. He is survived by his wife Marion (Mimi) Swift, their children Laurie Woolery(David), Dan Swift (Joyce) and David Swift (Shannon), 6 grandchildren and 9 great grand children, as well as his sister Sharon Sanders and her children and their families. Bill was predeceased by his parents William Clayborn Swift and Mildred Leona Weisel, step-fathers Harry Weissberg & Peter Weisel and his grandson, Michael Woolery. A memorial service will be held August 3 at 11 am, Hillside Community Church,3321 CA HWY 2, Wrightwood, CA92397. If you prefer not to send flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society in Bills name.

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