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Doreen Francis Swope 

Doreen passed away in her home on the evening of May 9, ending her brave fight with cancer. Born in Los Angeles, 50 years of her life were spent in Brea, Calif., and Big Bear Lake, Calif., before moving to Hillsboro, Ore., in 2009 to be closer to family.

Wife to Richard (Dick) Swope, who preceded her in death in 1990, mother to Diana (Cookie) West and Patti Hamacek, grandmother to Chris, Eric, Kevin and Jamie, great grandmother to Jessie, Noah, Reanna, Dawnicah, Larah, Nevin and Taryn.

Doreen will be buried beside her husband with a graveside service at Memory Garden Memorial Park, Brea, Calif., Friday, May 18, 11 a.m. A reception will follow at 17736 Buena Vista Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886.

"Big Bear Grizzly" Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012 10:26 am | Updated: 10:24 am, Thu May 24, 2012.

Submitted by: Peggy Hooper