My Story

Thank you so much for visiting! We will be posting updates in the journal section, but wanted to use this space on the site to let our dad share his story. As you all know, the journey with ALS has been a long one, with many hard times as well as many blessings. Please visit http://livingwithalsbytomswift.blogspot.com/ to read some of the many articles and posts Dad has written over the years. 

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Emma Swift posted a new journal entry.

Friends and Family, A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Monday, January 28th, at St James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville. The service will be followed by a ... Read more

Judy Tanner signed Tom's Guestbook.

My condolences, hugs, and peace to Tom's daughters. My favorite memory of Tom at CarePartners was when he had to be in a wheelchair, but as usual with his delightful sense ... Read more

Barbara Merrill signed Tom's Guestbook.

What a  wonderful human being to share his story with the world.  I felt a connection with him as I'm sure many other "strangers" did.  He lived his life with ... Read more

Cheryl Conway signed Tom's Guestbook.

Emma and Catherine - It is apparent how supportive and caring you have been during these years. Your Dad's contributions to help educate our community through his ... Read more

Andrea Lahti signed Tom's Guestbook.

It was an honor to work with Tom at CarePartners. I remember when he first started having symptoms. He was so brave. He's a real inspiration to anyone that's faced with ... Read more

Calvin Ross signed Tom's Guestbook.

Tom, I'm so glad you and I had a final earthly moment together last Wednesday in your room at the Elizabeth House. Now that you are on the Mountain, remember to watch for ... Read more

Annette Lanning signed Tom's Guestbook.

Tom's last post was beautifully written.  He was so brave.  I lost my father two years ago and it was so hard.  God bless you two.  He was a wonderful father and ... Read more

Karen Roberts signed Tom's Guestbook.

Thanks to both of you for keeping all of your dad's friends updated on his condition. You have both been wonderful through all of this and I know your dad is proud of you. ... Read more

Jenny Dwyer signed Tom's Guestbook.

Thank you for all the love you two put into keeping us all posted on your Dad.  He must be so very proud of you. As everyone has expressed these past hours, I too, am so ... Read more

Emma Swift posted a new journal entry.

Friends and Family, A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Monday, January 28th, at St James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville. The service will be followed by a ... Read more

Velma Hall signed Tom's Guestbook.

Dear Emma and Catherine,  Today we have been listening to a CD by the Firecracker Jazz Band in honor and memory of your Dad.  Tom treated us to dinner and this jazz band ... Read more

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