Suzanne Swafford, 79, of Plainwell, MI passed away August 19, 2021, surrounded by loving family and friends.
Suzanne was born in Detroit, MI on June 23, 1942 to James Francis & Irene Mae Caton.
She graduated from Hurley Hospital of Nursing in Flint, MI & received a Master's degree in Nursing Sciences from Western Michigan University. She was employed by Bronson Hospital as a RN, House Supervisor and Clinical Instructor for over 30 years. She also worked for Visiting Nurse & Hospice Services of SW Michigan for several years.
Sue married Dean Swafford, of Plainwell in 1955. They lived in Kalamazoo, MI for several years before moving to Plainwell, MI where they have lived for over 40 years.
Besides being survived by her husband, Dean, she is also survived by her two children, Deanna Swafford, of Portage; Jason (Judy) Swafford of Kalamazoo, MI; step-children Dean (Pat) Swafford Jr., of Florida; Sherri Robinson, of Boyne City, MI; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceeded in death by her parents James & Irene Caton.
In agreement to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A private ceremony for family is being planned.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting a donation be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
While visiting Suzanne’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family.