Swanton Councilman Moore passes away

Swanton Councilman Gary L. Moore passed away Wednesday at the age of 73. Moore served the village for many years, including two terms as mayor in addition to serving as a member of village council.

He was a 1960 graduate of Swanton High School and worked for Owen-Illinois as a plastics development engineer and was credited with 11 patents.

Flags were flying at half-staff in the village in honor of Moore.