Roger passed away peacefully on Monday, February 18, 2019. He was born in Galt, Canada to Israel and Janet Schwartz. Graduated from high school in Franklinville, NY. Graduated from University of Maine. He joined the USAF In 1950. Served for 22 years managing military clubs around the world. He retired in 1972 from NATO Air Base in Naples, Italy.
He loved animals, especially his own furry friends. So much so, that he and his wife, Ann, opened and ran several boarding and grooming facilities in Scottsdale.They moved to Payson in 1983. Roger established Western American Appraisers and Northstar Appraisers. Finally retiring in 2000, Roger and Ann then enjoyed many fun trips around the USA and wonderful cruises around the world. At his request, no funeral service was held.
A family celebration of life was held in Gilbert, AZ, graciously hosted by his son and wife. He leaves behind his wife Ann of 47 years, daughter and family In Texas, son and family in Arizona . We'll all miss you Roger.