Obituary: Elaine Leal Swearingen
Elaine Leal Swearingen
Elaine Leal Swearingen, formerly of Visalia, Calif., passed away on Tuesday, March 5 in Redmond, Ore. after a six-year battle with cancer. She was 64 years old.
Elaine was born in Tulare in 1954 and graduated from Redwood High in 1972. She served 4 years in the Navy including cherished time in Scotland. She worked in the hospitality industry and co-owned several businesses with her husband Dennis, including The Tapper for 13 years. She is survived by her husband, his daughter Brandi and son-in-law Tim, brothers Gene and Alvin, and sister Annette. She was preceded in death by parents Joe and Albertina Leal.
Local arrangements by Smith Family Chapel. Condolences may be made online at www.smithfamilychapel.com.