HOBOKEN, N.J. — Former NCUA Board Member Robert Swan has died ofcomplications from a stroke.

“The really cool thing about Bob is that he was a trueRenaissance Man,” said California Credit Union Senior VicePresident Chris Kerecman who was Swan's chief assistant at NCUA.“He had an MBA, was an accountant, was very into politics and yethe was also an avid musician, extraordinary athlete and golfer andwas very dedicated to serving credit unions. At his funeral we werejoking that if you wanted to find him at NCUA start with themailroom because he liked getting out and talking to people.”

Swan graduated with an accounting degree and MBA from theUniversity of Utah. The military veteran worked as an auditor forthe US Army in California for two years. Always politically active,he served on Tooele City Council and was elected Mayor in 1969.Governor Scott Matheson appointed Swan as the deputy director offinance in 1977.

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