Randolph L. "Randy" Swartzfager


Full Name
Randolph L. Swartzfager

Date of Birth
Friday, April 3rd, 1953

Date of Death
Sunday, November 28th, 2021


Randolph L. “Randy” Swartzfager, age 68, of Fairview, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021 at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer..

He was born in Erie on April 3, 1953, a son of the late Leroy Swartzfager and Marylyn “Marty” Ferry Swartzfager Simpson.

Randy graduated from Ft. LeBoeuf High School in 1971; he worked in various roles for National Fuel for over 35 years.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing; and loved spending time with his family.  He taught many eternal lessons through his legacy of loving the outdoors.

Randy attended Fairview Bible Church and had been a coach with the EYSA soccer program for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Geraldine “Gerry” Rood Platz Swartzfager; his children, Dean Platz of Fairview, Cheryl Platz of McKean, Jeremy (Ellen) Swartzfager of Gibbon Glade, Pa, Lee (Melissa) Swartzfager of Corry, and Jonathan (Amy) Swartzfager of Fairview. He is further survived by his sister, Karen (Kenneth) Williamson of Texas; as well as 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral arrangements entrusted to Burton Funeral Home, Girard.

Memorials may be made to WLD Ranch, 7351 Woolsey Rd., Girard, PA 16417.

Condolences can be sent to www.BurtonQuinnScott.com

On-Call 24 hours Business Office: 602 W 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502