WILLIAM THOMAS (BILLY) SWIFT, age 56, passed away October 7th, 2004. Billy was born April 19th, 1948 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. He is survived by sisters Barb Phillips (Mark) and Pat Dyck (Tony) both of Vernon. He was pre-deceased by his parents Tom (1973) and Winnie (1983). Billy grew up at Shuswap Falls where his father was an engineer at the BC Hydro Power Station. The family moved to Vernon when Tom retired in 1972. Billy attended Venture Training Center and later lived at Birch Lodge. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, November 13th, 2004 at the Vernon Funeral Home. Reverend Brian Jackson will be officiating. Special thanks to: Peter Murray, Tyler Huber and staff at Birch Lodge and Training Home, the staff at Venture Training Centre, and the volunteers for the Gym Dandy Bowling Club for their caring and friendship.