Dec. 5, 1944 – February 13, 2013
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Richard “Rick” Swank died on February 13, 2013 after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He is survived by his wife Marsha Swank, his daughter Kimberly Young, granddaughter Julia Swank, great grandson Isaiah Omorogbe, sister Kathy Yonker, niece Lisa Yonker, nephew Michael Yonker, stepson Steve Moulton and many cousins. Rick had lived most of his life in the area before he retired in 2010 and moved to Brookings, Oregon, where he enjoyed the final years of his life.