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Our loving husband, father and grandfather, David "Swede" Sundquist, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, Jan. 14, 2007. He was born April 7, 1946, in the Miners Hospital in Park City, to Hilding Severne Sundquist and Delilah May Butler. He married Edna Kaye Smith Nov. 22, 1972, and had two children.

Swede retired from UDOT after serving 30 years as heavy equipment operator and foreman for the Kimball’s shed. He served the Park City Fire Department for 25 years, in many positions, including chief. He also served as an EMT, member of Search and Rescue, and a reserve deputy for the Summit County Sheriff.

He enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing and especially spending time with family. He leaves behind a legacy of hard work, humor, kindness, courage, strength and amazing love.

He is survived by his wife Edna; children: Mariem "Mary" (Kim) Snyder of Heber City and David Sjon of Peoa; three grandchildren: Casi (Josh) Williams, Krista (Brandon) Batt and Narrissa Child; four great-grandchildren: Aspen and Kanyon Williams and Jordan and Bryson Batt; and numerous other family members.

Services will be Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Daniels LDS Ward, 715 East, 600 South, Heber City. Viewings will be held Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home in Heber City, 288 North Main St., and again on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Park City Cemetery.