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Keith Swartz

Sally Swartz

April 17, 1940 - May 23, 2022

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Sally Swartz. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Sally Swartz 1940 – 2022   Sara Helen Swartz (Sally) passed away on May 23rd after a spirited, joyful, and purposeful life.      Sally is survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Don, sons Andy and Keith, daughters-in-law Janna and Mindy, and 5 adored grandchildren, Jack, Alex, Henley, Calvin, and Clementine, who routinely competed for her attention with the beloved blue heelers Bentley and Cowley (RIP).      Born in Joliet,...  see more
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  • Keith Swartz
    We will be having a Celebration of Life for Sally on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10am. It will be a gathering to share stories and remember a life well lived and shared. Please join us if you can at Frontier Park Pavilion in Ridgway, Colorado.
  • Linda McNeill
    So sorry to hear of Sally's passing. She was such a lovely person and will be so missed by our community, but especially by those who were closest to her. I hope the messages of love and remembrance will provide some comfort in the days and months ahead.
  • Julie Furstenfeld
    Sally was one of the most tender, sweet, and thoughtful people we knew. Rest in peace dear Sally. Our hearts go out to Don and her family. She will be dearly missed.
  • Kelly Goodin
    Sally's devotion and passion to the animals and mission of Second Chance Humane Society was remarkable. She was the volunteer who always showed up and always had a big smile and a bundle of energy to tackle a great variety of volunteer roles over many...  more
  • Ulli Sir Jesse
    I met Sally hiking Spirit gulch shortly after I arrived in Ridgway in 2015. She will always be my spirit friend. I feel her spirit around me when I think of her especially in nature and when I sing. She was and still is pure love and light.
  • Carolyn SNOWBARGER