Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

David "Pete" Swift

Pete was born September 24, 1944 in Cathlamet to Don and Verna Swift. He was the second of seven children. He graduated from Wahkiakum High School in 1962 and enlisted in the Navy. In 1971 Pete married Toni Peterson. They had two children, David and Brian and later divorced. He spent most of his career in the timber industry and worked part time at Home Depot after retirement. He loved to fish and spend time with friends and family.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. He leaves behind his sons David of Castle Rock and Brian of Tennessee; his granddaughter, Emily Swift of Castle Rock; brothers Mike of Kelso and Kenny of Cathlamet; sister Barb of Longview and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life memorial will be held July 16, 2022 at 3 p.m., at 722 Elochoman Valley Rd., Cathlamet.

- Paid Obituary -


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