Harley Damon Swanson

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Harley Damon Swanson of Oceano, California, passed away April 10. He was 78.
He leaves behind his wife Bonnie Swanson (Lavon) of 20 years. He was a beloved uncle, husband, son and brother and was loved by many.
His parents, Madeline and Howard "Pro" Swanson; his brother, Herman Swanson; and a sister, Gloria Swanson (Gish), preceded him in death. Survivors are his brothers, Hubert and Halbert Swanson.
He had many accomplishments throughout his life including advanced degrees in microbiology (University of Colorado, Boulder), doctorate in veterinary science (Colorado State University), and a degree in law (University of New Hampshire). He earned several patents and he was COO of Birko Corp.
He was born and raised in Commerce City, and he lived in Colorado, New Hampshire and California. Magner Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory in Santa Maria, California, handled the arrangements.
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Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-2753
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Published in Brighton Standard Blade on Apr. 25, 2018