Harry William Swenson passed away on January 4, 2009. He is survived by the love of his life (60 years), Gracie. Born in East Orange, New Jersey on August 15, 1930. He was the devoted brother to MaryAnn Holden. He was the extraordinary father of Karen Swenson (Ken), Susan Swenson Kelley (Marvin), Harry Swenson (Mary Jane), Teresa Nicholson (Steve) and Cindy (d.1964). He was adored by his grandchildren, Steven, Stephanie , Cynthia, William, Winston, Christian and Grace.
Harry began his career at Price Waterhouse and then moved to California in the mid 1960ís to work in the burgeoning airline industry eventually becoming CFO for Hughes Airwest. He ultimately retired in 1992 from US Industries to a life of cruise vacations and golf.
He was an active member at Los Altos Golf and Country Club until Parkinsonís Disease rendered him unable to play. Harry was definitely a man who knew how to have fun and dance! We will miss you and love you always. The viewing will be at Spangler Mortuary, 799 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA on Friday January 9, 2009 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm followed immediately by a service at 1:00 pm.