SWEZEY ROBERT DWIGHT SWEZEY, JR. Beloved husband, father and grandfather and a retired telecommunications executive, died peacefully Tuesday, August 11, 2009 in Washington. He was 70. Born in Washington and raised in New York and New Orleans, Mr. Swezey attended Portsmouth Priory School and Harvard, moving to Washington in 1969 to begin a long career with MCI. He was a member of The Metropolitan Club. Mr. Swezey is survived by his wife of 44 years, Marilyn P. Swezey, of Washington, two daughters, Marilyn Swezey, of Langhorne, PA, and Alexandra S. Slaton of Alexandria, VA; two sons, Nicholas H. B. Swezey and Christian H. D. Swezey, both of Washington; a sister, Maria Swezey of Purcellville, VA and a brother, William D. B. Swezey, Lt. Col. US Air Force (Ret.) of Sioux Falls, IA and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be at noon, Tuesday, August 18 at St. Ann''s Catholic Church in Washington. DeVol Funeral Home is making arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to The Benedictine Abbey of Christ in the Desert, PO Box 270, Abiquiu, NM 87510, christdesert.org.
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Published in The Washington Post from Aug. 15 to Aug. 17, 2009