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Gary N. Swanson
May 8, 1938 ~ December 25, 2020

Gary SwansonGary N. Swanson, 82, Two Harbors, died on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, at Essentia Health St. Maryís Medical Center after a one-year battle with lung cancer.

Gary was born May 8, 1938, to John and Norma (Carlson) Swanson in Braham, MN, grew up in Larsmont, and graduated from Two Harbors High School in the Class of 1956. Gary married Carol Carlson on April 30, 1966, and they made their home and raised their family in Two Harbors. Gary started working construction right after high school and a short time later joined the Plastererís Apprenticeship Program. As a journeyman plasterer, he worked for various construction companies until 1979, when he started Gary Swanson Construction.
Gary was a member of the United Church and the Northshore Tractor Club.

He enjoyed golf, reading, his hobby farm and tractor collection, and his grandsonsí hockey games.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ardell.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Chris and Greg (Shelli) Swanson; daughter, Beth Swanson; grandsons, Jake and Nate; brothers, Dennis (Jan) and Eldon Swanson; sisters, Sharolyn Blanchard and Marlys Wisch; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation and celebration of life was held at Cavallin Funeral Home. To share your memories or condolences online please visit Cavallin Funeral Home in Two Harbors.
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