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Joshua "Josh" Daniel Swartzlander

February 4, 1983 — May 4, 2024


Joshua Daniel Swartzlander passed away at the age of 41 at his home on May 4, 2024.

Joshua lost his ten-year battle with a rare illness called porphyria, but not without leaving a mark on this world.  His chosen career profession was law enforcement; at the age of 21, he graduated at the top of his class. Joshua always gave more than 100 percent in whatever the task.  

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Norman and JoAnne Swartzlander, and his maternal aunt, Sandra Johnson.  

He is survived by his mother, Sue Johnson and father, Daniel Swartzlander, who loved him more than words can express.  Joshua was also survived by his uncles and aunts, David and Pam Swartzlander, Darryle and Edna Swartzlander, and Dale Swartzlander; cousins, Amber and Mike Price, Logan and Cinthia Swartzlander, and Sean Bush; and maternal grandfather, Ted E. Johnson.  He also leaves behind numerous friends and relatives across both in this country and world; Additionally, Rudy, his service dog of 5 years, stood as a constant, loyal, loving and caring companion.  

Visitation will be Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at McCullough Funeral Home.   A funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home.  Afterward, Joshua Daniel Swartzlander will be laid to rest in Magnolia Park Cemetery. 

For friends unable to attend at this time, the service will be streamed live at via the McCullough Funeral Home’s YouTube page.

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