Thomas Allen Swanson, age 78, of Prudenville passed away on Monday June 13, 2022 at home.
Tom was born February 29, 1944 in Saginaw, Michigan to Sherwood and Alice (Fager) Swanson. He served in the US Coast Guard from 1967-1971. Tom was married on July 11, 1970 in Houghton Lake to Michele McClintic. He attended Detroit College of Law where he graduated in 1975. The couple moved to the Houghton Lake area over 40 years ago. He was a former Prosecuting Attorney for Roscommon County, later he started his own law practice and was still actively working. When Tom wasn't working he enjoyed fishing, story telling and hanging out with his children, grandchildren and countless friends.
Tom is survived by his children: Eric Swanson of Houghton Lake and Devin (Brad) George of Florida; grandchildren Aaden George and Aubrey George and partner Cynthia Shue of Prudenville. He was preceded in death by his parents, his infant brother, and his beloved wife, Michele.
Please join Tom's family in celebrating a life so bright. The celebration will be an open house from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Northern Center, 7784 Stone School Rd., Houghton Lake on Friday September 2, 2022. A brief memorial/taps service will be held at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please donate to Tunnel To Towers Foundation at www.t2t.org. Leave your sadness at the door but please bring your stories, laughs, and happiness over a life that was lived to the fullest.