On July 17, 2013, Larry Swanson passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 73 years.
Larry is survived by his wife Marion; his children: John (Suzanne), Buzz (Georgina), Robin (Sharon), Ben (Lottie), Marcie (Dave), Renne Sumner Swanson (Paul), Phillip (Nicky), Larry and Lanny, mother of his children and best friend Sharon; sister: Anne (Charles); brothers: Neil (Patsy), Keith (Janice), as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and Ironworker friends, who he worked with him over the years.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, for their hard work and commitment to make Larry comfortable. Dr. Voth and Dr. Kata Matic were instrumental in prolonging his life as long as they could. The family would especially like to thank Dr. Mike Hamilton, family physician, who stood by us through our tragedy with dedication and prayers, as well has the HomeCare team.
Wake will be held on Sunday July 21, 2013, from 5:00 – 9:00 PM, at Sacred Heart Church, 10821 – 96 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, where Reverend James Holland will celebrate A Mass Of Christian Burial on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alberta Health Services Home Care Team B, 10611 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5G 3C8