Robert Gerald Swanson

Dec. 31, 1933 to May 13, 2018

Robert Gerald Swanson, 84, passed from this life after a prolonged illness on May 13, 2018, in Elk Grove, Calif.

Bob was the son of the late Agnes Julia Wambeke Swanson and Robert Lindy Swanson and was born on December 31, 1933, in Marshall, Minn.

Bob was a resident of Burbank, graduating from Norte Dame High School in 1951. After attending Woodbury College, he began his career as a Certified Public Accountant.

His CPA firm, which later became Swanson, Graham and Russo, was quartered in Victorville after he moved his family into the high desert in the early 1960s.

He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

He leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Nadine Pearl Campbell Swanson; his children, Eric (Rebekah) Swanson, Cheryl (Ronald) Placet, and Timothy (Susan) Swanson, as well as his beloved grandchildren. He and Nadine recently relocated to Elk Grove, Calif., to be closer to their daughter’s family, after having spent many years in Lake Isabella, Calif.