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Obituary for Burt Schwab

November 9, 1938 - October 21, 2019
Westlake, Ohio | Age 80

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather

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Burt Schwab passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of 56 years to Sara, cherished father of Ralph, Karyn (Eric) Jacobson and Kevin; loving grandfather of Samantha, Alyssa, Zachery, Preston, Andrew, Calvin and Carter; dear brother of Janice Kluever and the late Ronald and Gary; and best friend and favorite walker of his beloved dog, Izzy.

Burt was born on November 9, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA to L. Delmont and Mae Schwab. He attended The Ohio State University where he received his degree in Horticulture. He spent a number of years working at Horton Nursery and later became a successful Nursery Sales Rep. In 1992 Burt received the honor of National Salesman of the Year from the American Association of Nurserymen. Known for his kind, compassionate spirit, Burt always had a smile and encouraging word for everyone he met. He loved spending time out on the golf course and working in the yard.

Friends may call the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park, on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 4-8 pm. Memorial Service will be held at Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 32801 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 2pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192 or to the American Heart Association at https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/ohio/cleveland. 440-333-9774 www.buschcares.com

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Hospice of the Western Reserve
    P.O. Box 72101
    Cleveland, OH 44192
  • American Heart Association

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Fairview Park, OH 44116
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