Marilyn Joan Swartwood, 77, died May 8, 2007 at her son's home in Payson.
She is survived by her brother Max (Belia) Dragt, her son Craig (Linda) Swartwood, her step-daughters Connie Adragna and Kay (Jim) Berrett, grandchildren, Sidney (Justin) Toaspern, Jacob Swartwood, Kelly, Kim and Brady Adragna and Larry (Carolyn) Hill.
Mrs. Swartwood was born in Almena, Kan. to Owen and Vera Dragt on April 30, 1930.
Mrs. Swartwood was preceded in death by her husband Barney.
The Swartwoods owned the Swiss Village Lodge and Kohl's Ranch Lodge, where she spent many years involved in the management of these resorts. The couple was also involved in the development of many subdivisions in the Payson area, including Swiss Village, Alpine Heights, Alpine Village, Mesa del Caballo, Deer Creek, Western Manor, and Payson North.
A private service was held May 11, 2007.