- Brian E. Swales, 66, died after an extended illness the evening of August 4, 2016, at Madigan Estates in Houlton. Born in Houlton on March 16, 1950, he was the son of Palmer H. and Noreen E. Swales.
Brian attended schools in Houlton for ten years and graduated from Brewer High in 1968. He received a BA in Economics from Boston University in 1972 and his law degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1977. Upon graduation from Franklin Pierce, Brian immediately returned to Houlton, where he practiced law for the rest of his life.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Jim. He is survived by his brother, Bill and wife, Joann, of Bangor; brother, Norman and wife, Carolee, of Fort Myers, Florida; two nephews, James and John; a niece, Holly; three great-nieces, Delaney, Chloe and Charli; and a great-nephew, Sean.
A celebration of Brian's life will be held at a place and time to be designated later. Gifts in Brian's memory may be made to the charity of one's choosing. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guest book: