Carl John SwensonOctober 31, 2017 ~ October 27, 2017
Carl John Swenson was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 14, 1940. He met his wife Sue while attending the University of Indiana. Carl and Sue were married for 52 years when she passed on May 15, 2014. Carl is survived by his three sons Jeff, Dean and Matt. Carl had grandchildren thru Dean and Stephanie of Zachary, Taylor and Kendall and through Jeff and Michelle had three step grandsons Roger, Chance and Shane and great grandchildren of Ashley, Katrina, Hudson, Jonah, Isaiah, Analynn and Elijah.
At IU, Carl majored in business administration. After college, he served in the Army, achieved the rank of Lieutenant, and was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. After an honorary discharge from the Army, Carl began a long and distinguished career in business and rose to the top of the corporate world. Carl’s business career culminated with his founding of The Swenson Group, an office technology company, in 1993. The company is thriving today being run by two of his three surviving sons, Dean and Jeff. His youngest son, Matt, is a walking miracle having recently been healed of cancer.
Carl enjoyed spending time with his three sons and their families, travelling, playing golf and being in Cabo San Lucas. When the weather would dip below 75 in the Bay Area, Carl would head south to his condo in Cabo San Lucas. He loved to sit out on his deck and watch the waves break on the rocks below. Cabo was his favorite place on earth.
Carl was truly a special individual who made everyone around him feel loved. He will be dearly remembered for his loving spirit and wisdom.
Friends and family are invited to the memorial service at Saint Joan of Arc Church at 2601 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon at 1 pm on Saturday, November, 11. In lieu of flowers, please send donations using this link for the American Cancer Society: Click here to view the fund page for In Loving Memory of Cabo Carl (If the text above does not appear as a clickable link, you can visit the web address: