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Daurie Alan Schwartz


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Daurie 'Alan' Schwartz

Memphis, TN

Daurie "Alan" Schwartz, age 69, of Memphis, TN, passed away peacefully with his children by his side on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was born to Harry Nathan Schwartz and Ruth Craven Schwartz on April 12, 1948 in Denver, Colorado.

As a father, grandfather, businessman, and friend, Alan embodied strength, compassion, and generosity. He will be remembered for his eccentric, friendly personality and quick wit. Alan embraced a healthy, active lifestyle and inspired many of his friends and family to join him on his many adventures.

Alan owned and operated Schwartz Electric Company for more than 30 years. He was active in The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception serving as Eucharist minister and leader of RCIA. An avid runner and cyclist, Alan was a member of the Memphis Runners Track Club and Memphis Hightailers Bicycle Club. A devout lover of the outdoors, he later retired to his beloved "ranch".

Alan is survived by his daughter, Shannon Benitone (Tyler); two sons, Jay Schwartz (Emily) and Nathan Davis; brother Michael Schwartz (Suzanne). He is predeceased by his brother Steve Schwartz. Alan was affectionately known as "Peace Paw" to his four grandchildren Maddux, Eva, Olivia, and Jay Jr.

Services will be held Thursday, July 27, The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, 1695 Central Avenue. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., with the Funeral Mass beginning at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to , or to the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 25, 2017
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