I only talked to Milt once, but found him to be engaging and fun. Rest in peace.
Uncle Milt, The world just doesn't feel right without you. You have always been there, and in my heart you always will be there. Thank you so much for your love and the red go-cart. Gerald was really sorry when he messed up the front end. You will be especially close when the primroses bloom. Our loss is God's gain. All my best; Marty
I so appreciate Milt's dedication to keeping the history of Newcastle alive. My grandparents, Susie and Archie Johnson, grew up in Newcastle, and my Mom (Grace Johnson Cornwell) and I enjoyed reliving some of our family history through the Newcastle days annual event. Thanks for giving me (and doubtless many others) memories that will always be treasured. Your legacy will continue.
Milt was such a sweet guy. He was our neighbor and friend for 30 years. He always let us know if he saw wildlife at our place or other happenings in our little neighborhood. It will not be the same without him. Happy trails, Milt!
Milt Swanson was a master story teller. He had an instinct for interesting detail and a brilliant mind for accuracy. He told his stories with a twinkle in his eye. After his move to the Regency, he adjusted gracefully to his new living arrangement as he did with all changes throughout his life. At the Regency he continued to share his vast knowledge of the history and geology of Newcastle, while continuing to read and learn. At age 95 he was still as sharp as ever, he just walked a bit slower. Milt's legacy will live on through the stories and artifacts he generously shared with the Newcastle Historical Society. I am thankful for the time I was able to spend with him; listening and recording his stories. He was a true gentleman, with a delightful sense of humor.