Gary Charles Swigert 1956-2020

Gary C. Swigert, age 64 of Decatur died at 9:28 am. Friday, September 11, 2020 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A family-led memorial service will be held at 11:00 am. Thursday September 17, 2020 at First General Baptist Church (2825 S. Baltimore Ave. Decatur, Illinois 62521). The family will greet friends for one hour before the service at the church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting with the arrangements.

Gary was born in March of 1956 in Decatur, son of Charles E. and Mary L. Swigert. He graduated MacArthur High School class of 1974 and was a professional truck driver. Gary enjoyed hunting, scuba diving, old time rock and roll, books on tape and was a great storyteller.

Surviving are his wife, Diana Rakaczky-Swigert, daughters, Amanda M. Swigert (Nick Uhll), Katy L. (Michael) Miller, step-kids, Lynn (Joe) Meister, James (Kari) Hopkins, Vickey (Brian) Shain, Derek (Colleen) Hopkins, twelve grandchildren, six great grandchildren, brother, Edward R. Swigert.

The family wishes to express special thanks to Cancer Care Specialist of Illinois, Dr. Vijay K. Damarla, and to the Cardio Vascular Unit at Decatur Memorial Hospital Jake and Alli.

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