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“I was lucky enough to work with Deb for many years at Lyrix, as I work in the UK and Deb was in the US we would sometimes have a chat about our...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Edward Smyth Tadwoth, Surrey. UK

“Deb you have touched so many lives and - OOOOHHHH those flowers! It's like you had hundreds of children that you took care of with so much ...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: CINDI FADDOUL PAGE - MARLBOROUGH, MA

“"The bond between friends cannot be broken by chance; no interval of time or space can destroy it. Not even death itself can part true friends."Words...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Joanie Bogdala Ryan - IL - Friend

“To Brian and Deb's family:It was with great sadness and shock that I learned of Deb's passing! I was so fortunate and lucky to have met Deb and...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Deb Brown - Plymouth, MA

“My deepest condolences to her family. Deb was the most wonderful individual I have ever had the pleasure to work with and converse with on this...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Florence Peak - Rowlett, TX

“I will never eat a blueberry muffin with out thinking of debbie-she made the best i ever had and with the most love-this world has lost a truly...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: kim swan - blue point, NY

“Rest in the peace of the Lord! I know my Deb was there to welcome you into God's Heavenly Paradise! You were a great neighbor and will be missed....Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Bill Koenig - Spring Hill, FL

“Rest in the peace of the Lord! I know my Deb was there to welcome you into God's Heavenly Paradise! You were a great neighbor and will be missed....Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Bill Koenig - Spring Hill, FL

“Deb, We are shocked and saddened by your passing. We want to thank you for all the neighborly support and friendship you have extended to our family...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Bob and Brenda Cogen - Brooks, KY

“RIP Ms Deb...We are so grateful that we for the good time and friendship we all had together. Will miss you so...Life will not be the same without...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Mike and Marilyn Hayes - FL

“A beautiful garden now stands alone at dawn,Missing its keeper, but now she is gone,Her flowers will still bloom, and the sun will shine,But the rain...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Mike and Marilyn Hayes - FL

“Deb,Your warm and inviting personality was always very welcoming to me. I enjoyed the short time I knew you, and thank you for always opening your...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Paul Covelski - Clearwater, FL

“I am so sorry Brian , Vic , Chuck and Kim for your loss of Debbie. We all grew up together having Sunday dinners with Nana and Papa , Auntie Mame ,...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Isabel - Belle Coyne - NH

“My deepest sympathy to Brian and Debbie's family. Debbie might have been petite but there was nothing petite about her. She had a huge heart. ...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Ann Petruzzelli - spring hill, FL

“Ahhh My Miss Swan Where do I start... No truer friend can I imagine having. A shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen, a hug when needed, and always...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Laurie Wysk - Leominster, MA

“I will miss the beautiful pictures of your garden Deb. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Robin Chipman - Webster, FL

“God bless you Deb, you were like a mom to me for many years. I will always remember the heart of gold and wisdom you had. I'll always remember and be...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Melissa Tierney - Leominster, MA

“I am so sorry about your loss. You are all in my prayers. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Barry Shipes - Beacon, NY

“Dear Deb's family,I'm in shock. Had no idea Deb had been battling cancer. I'm so sad to learn this news. My heartfelt condolences to all of her...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Margaret Walkey - Saugus, MA

“I was lucky enough to work for Deb for many years. She was more than a boss to me, she was a trusted friend. I will miss her terribly. My deepest...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Michelle Duxbury - Methuen, MA

“Maureen and I offer our sincere condolences' on your loss. May cherished memories of times together bring all of Deb's family and friends solace...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: George Hovey - Dracut, MA

“You are lovedYou are missedYou are remembered ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Jennifer Santiago

“I have worked with Deb for many years and she was a very dedicated worker and manager. She always made sure that everyone was taken care of even if...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Pamela Linde - Kenosha, WI

“I've had the good fortune to work with Deb for the past 14 years. She was the consummate professional and most loyal customer advocate you could...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Jeffrey Gardella - Nashua, NH

“God bless my wife and best friend, Deb Swan. She's in Heaven now. No more pain or suffering. I miss you more than a lot. I love you. God bless...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Brian Tierney - Spring Hill, FL


Deborah Swan, 61, passed away December 17, 2016. She was born in Concord, Massachusetts and grew up in Lincoln MA before step moves that led her to reside in Leominster MA. In 2012 she moved to Spring Hill Florida. She was Catholic by faith. Deb worked for Digital Equipment Corporation for many years while also holding a second job first at Howard Johnsons and later, for many years, the 99 Restaurant in West Concord MA. Deb later worked at Open Market, Davox, Hypertronix, and finally Lyrix. Deb was an active Customer Service Help Desk manager at Lyrix. She helped guide her peers and was all about customer service and satisfaction. Deb knew her business and the products she supported in great depth and scope. Outside of work, Deb was an active participant with several FB clubs that involved gardening, flowers, orchids, and container gardening. She was known by many of the local Hernando County (University of Florida) Master Gardeners and planned on formally joining the Master Gardeners this January with the start of the next UF training program. Deb had an eye for decorating and gardening, and never shied away from the maintenance tasks to keep everything up. She would often be observed out in the gardens very early in the morning or in the early evening. Deb's passion was being outdoors or in her greenhouse, doing anything in the fresh air. She was an avid cyclist who would routinely bike 20-30 miles each time out, really enjoyed kayaking in the Weeki Wachee river, Three Sister springs, and around Caladesi island. Deb was a great hostess and was often told how inviting and accommodating she was. Even at other events outside her home, she would be the first to help setup and prepare, and be right there with the cleanup. She was full of energy and was self-driven. No matter what, she would get the task done. Deb is survived by loving husband, Brian Tierney, spending 24 years together; 2 step daughters, Jennifer Santiago of Ohio and Melissa Tierney of Massachusetts; a grand-daughter, Valerie Santiago; 3 siblings, Victoria Bossa of West Palm, Florida, Charles Swan of Long Island, New York and loving family, Kim Swan of Ohio and loving family, as well as many friends. Deb would have ended this obituary with: "God bless, I love you".

Please consider donating to the American Cancer Society in Deb's name.