Christopher Harold Swan


Christopher Harold Swan, “SWANNY”, of Red Deer, AB passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at the Foothills Hospital on March 9, 2017 at 58 years of age.

Chris will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 27 years, Vicky Colonna-Swan; his son Clayton Swan; twin daughters Allie and Cassie Swan; sisters-in-law Joyce (Glen) Gunn, Phyllis (Fred) Deschamps, Patricia (Bill) Vivian, Annette Dolan, Liz (Ken) Winters, Shelley Swan and girls; brothers-in-law, Cam (Val) Colonna, Allan Colonna and Bob Colonna; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many, many friends.

Chris was predeceased by his father, S/Sgt Ken Swan in 1989 and his brother-in-law, Cst. Thomas Dolan in 2011.

There will be no funeral at Chris’s request, but instead, a Celebration of Life on May 6th, 2017 at the Harvest Centre, Westerner Grounds in Red Deer, AB @ 1 PM. Please bring photos and stories you would like to share and help us celebrate the life of this great man.

If friends desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Alberta Cancer Centre, Bag 5030, Red Deer Regional Hospital, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6R2 or to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary, AB. Special thanks to all the doctors, nurses and volunteers at both Centres, they were so kind, understanding and compassionate during Chris’s courageous battle during the last 34 months.

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