Gary Swartzlander Obituary, Death – Gary and his brother Dale always had a great time whenever they traveled to Port Clinton for their vacation. Their favorite things to do were to drive around the area around Lake Erie and eat fried fish at a restaurant called Jolly Roger’s. Gary is survived by his siblings, Dale Swartzlander (and his wife, Terri), and John Swartzlander; his nieces and nephews, Erika (Justin) Henson, Jacob Swartzlander, Derek (Kayla) Swartzlander, Nichole (Andrew) Bentley, Tiffany Paimli, and Travis (Kirsten) Paimli; as well as an innumerable number of extended family members and friends. Gary passed away on January 15, 2018. His parents, Tammy Bates and James Swartzlander, as well as both of his siblings, passed away before he did.
During that time, he was also quite helpful to a huge number of family and friends by assisting them with various house improvement projects. He was well-known for his passion of hunting and fishing and was an enthusiastic participant in outdoor activities. He was always looking for new and exciting experiences and had a free-spirited disposition.
Gary Lee Swartzlander, a resident of Oregon, passed suddenly at his home on the morning of Sunday, May 14, 2023. He was 57 years old at the time of his death. His parents, Glenn and Doris (Layne) Swartzlander, were overjoyed to welcome their son into the world on February 23, 1957, and they did so in Toledo. St. Mary’s Meat Locker was Gary’s place of employment for a number of years throughout his time as a butcher.
He was the only survivor of his immediate family. There will be a memorial service held in Gary’s honor that is private. Donations can be given to the Friends of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, which can be found at 14000 West State Route 2 in Oak Harbor, Ohio 4344. These donations can be made in remembrance of the person who passed away.