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Norman died July 26, 2015, at his home in Goshen, Indiana. He was a member of the Brethren Church and drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1944 from Goshen where he was farming. He jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season getting seven training and three fire jumps. A longtime area resident, Norm worked in transportation and custodial areas for the Jefferson and Middlebury school systems, retiring in 1988 as transportation and custodial coordinator from Goshen Community Schools. He was a member of the Dunkard Brethren Church, Goshen.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Swihart, Norman C. (Missoula 1945)" (2015). Smokejumper Obituaries. 717.