Daniel Sword, 73, a longtime resident of Baker City, OR. died, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. As per his request, there will be no funeral service.
Dan was born November 5, 1946 in Baker City. He was raised and educated in Baker. He joined the United States Marine Corps after high school and served during the war in Vietnam. He was immensely proud of being a United States Marine.
In 1976 he married Kay Smietana and together they had a son, Dan Jr.
Dan worked as a logger for 20 years. After retirement he was employed for the City of Baker as a cemetery sexton, setting headstones and maintaining the cemetery grounds.
Dan was preceded in death by his sister Judy Sword.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years Kay Sword; son Danny Sword; sister Karen Sword.
For those who would like to make a donation in memory of Dan the family suggests the VFW through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services PO Box 543, Halfway, Oregon 97834. Online condolences can be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com
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