MYRTLE BEACH—Melvin L. Swartz, age 82, of Myrtle Beach, SC passed away on July 30, 2020 at Genesis Eldercare - Loch Raven in Loch Raven, Maryland. Born in the District of Columbia, he was the son of Charles and Elise Brown and husband of the late Patricia L. Swartz. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from the Washington Post where he worked for many years. Melvin enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved music and dancing.

Melvin is survived by his two sons, Mike (Cheryl) Galope and Danny (Karen) Swartz; three daughters, Kathy (Rick) Smith, Debbie (David) Sargent, and Karen Sargent; ten grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by sister, Shirley.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047.

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