Donald Clark Swapp, 83, died June 11, 1980 in Kanab. He was an active member of the of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers.

Born Nov. 25, 1886 in Kanab to James H.and Margaret Brinkerhoff Swapp. Married Lola Findlay on Aug. 11, 1916 in Kanab. The marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple.

Self-employed as a rancher and stockman. Past president of the Utah Racing Association and president of the Kanab Irrigation Company. Served on the Kanab town board and was an active high priest in the LDS Church. Noted for winning race horses for many years.

Survivors: wife, Kanab; daughters, Mrs. Robert (Hilma) Dennis, Kanab; Mrs. LeMoyne (Lola Dawn) Esplin, St. George; son, Clark F. Swapp, Kanab; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Viola Beames of California.

Funeral services were conducted June 14 at the Kanab First Ward. Interment was in the Kanab City Cemetery.

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