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SWOPE, Andrew J. "Drew" Andrew J. Swope ("Drew"), age 32, passed away on October 15, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. He was born February 6, 1985 in Philadelphia, PA, to Debbie Sharie Swope and Jack Custis Swope. A 2007 graduate of Furman University, he earned a masters degree in City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech, and was devoted to developing affordable housing in Atlanta and throughout the South. He married Amelia Cornish October 8, 2016, and they celebrated their marriage with family and friends in Winter Harbor, Maine, on June 17, 2017. Inquisitive, engaging and loving, Drew was known for his passion, exuberance and spontaneity in life. He is survived by his wife, Amelia; brother, Michael; sister, Lauren; his parents, and many other family and friends, who are deeply grieved by his passing, but comforted in the knowledge that he is at peace with the Lord. Family and friends are invited to gather at 2 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Honey Creek Woodlands at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Drew Swope Memorial Fund can be made at swopedreams.com, which will further the cause of affordable housing and community development in Atlanta.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 18, 2017
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