Wilmer "Bill" Swartley

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 21:28:07 EST 2013

More at length


Retired in 1969 - that is the way to enjoy life.

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 9:25 PM, Kevin Vahey <kvahey@gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?pid=162729196#fbLoggedOut
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:37 PM, Donna Halper <dlh@donnahalper.com> wrote:
>> Just found out that Wilmer Swartley, former GM at WBZ for many years,
>> died on 23 January at age 104.  I didn't know that he had passed-- I don't
>> recall seeing any obits.  He was an amazing guy, and totally sharp until
>> the end.  When we honored him several years ago at the Mass. Broadcasters
>> Hall of Fame, people were stunned at how much he remembered and how much of
>> a repository of information he was.  He will be missed.

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