“Eric” Harold Swisher, age 65, passed away December 29, 2016, at Sanford Health in Fargo.
Eric was born December 20, 1951 in Jacksonville, IL to Herold and Erna (Erickson) Swisher. The family moved to Fargo in 1962. Eric attended Clara Barton, Central before graduating from Fargo South. He was active in the theater program at school helping with the lighting. He also befriended Fred Herman and helped turn wrenches on Fred’s race car. After school he joined the U.S. Navy doing anti-sub warfare. He retired from the Navy in 1976 and worked for the railroad as a signal director for many years before his retirement. He enjoyed walleye fishing in Lake of the Woods and Warroad, as well as fly-fishing in Montana.
He is preceded in death by his parents Herald and Erma. Eric is survived by his sister, Allyson Hustal of Fargo.