Graphic designed by Lieut. Rich Tesner

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Additional Memorial Tributes are posted at the bottom of this page.
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This page was originally created on May 2, 2000.
It was last updated on January 03, 2017 09:44.


The following page was created to pay tribute to those individuals, although no longer with us, who contributed to the betterment of the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department.

In loving memory of

Firefighter/Marine Lance Cpl. Brandon Webb
April 12, 1986 - June 20, 2006
Brandon was born on April 12, 1986 in Mesa, AZ. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Brandon was a member of the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department, VFW Post #3720 and Amvets. He enjoyed baseball, golf and hockey. Surviving are mother, Ann Christofferson of Swartz Creek; brother, Austin Christofferson of Phoenix, AZ; father, Kevin Webb of Chandler, AZ; many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of special friends.


Although you were with us only a short time, you touched us in a way that will not be forgotten.
Thank you Brandon for being a part of the SCAFD and serving your country so honorably.
 



Memorial Sticker added Feb. 2, 2007.


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News articles section, CLICK HERE
Family photo gallery, CLICK HERE
Photos by Tina Plumb, CLICK HERE
Photos by Patriot Guard Rider Donald Critzer CLICK HERE
Photos by Rich Tesner (at station 1 before the funeral) CLICK HERE
Photos by Chris Treiger & Alyson Morgan CLICK HERE
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Lieut. Rich Tesner created a memorial tribute video for Brandon.
It's 10MB and 9:40 minutes long.  Thanks Rich!
Brandon's Memorial Video
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Photo of station 1 bay area chalk board.


News Articles

       Flint Journal June 21, 2006
Flint Journal June 23, 2006
Flint Journal June 23, 2006

TO REALIZE... 

To realize the value of a brother or sister:
Ask someone who doesn't have one.
To realize the value of ten years:
Ask a newly divorced couple.
 To realize the value of four years:
Ask a graduate.
To realize the value of one year:
Ask a student who has failed a final exam.
To realize the value of nine months:
Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn.
To realize the value of one month:
Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of one week:
Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper.
To realize the value of one minute:
Ask a person who has missed the train, bus or plane.
To realize the value of one-second:
Ask a person who has survived an accident.
Time waits for no one.
Treasure every moment you have.
You will treasure it even more when you can share it with someone special.
To realize the value of a friend, a son or fellow firefighter:
LOSE ONE.
Flint Journal June 27, 2006

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Flint Journal July 1, 2006



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Flint Journal July 7, 2006


Family Photos
  
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The following photos were posted July 6, 2006, courtesy of Tina Plumb.

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Photos sent to us by Patriot Guard Rider Donald Critzer, Warren, MI
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Here's another tribute page link provided by Mr. Critzer: Iraq War Heros

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Photos taken by Lt. Rich Tesner at station 1 before leaving for the funeral home. Posted July 6, 2006.


Photos taken by Chris Treiger, Alyson Morgan & a person in the Davison Area Fire Department Aerial Unit.  Posted July 7, 2006:

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Memorial Tributes


In memory of the passing of Donald F. Plumb on May 27, 2004, in Largo Florida, father of Bob Plumb & grandfather of Dave Plumb, current members of the SCAFD.

In memorial of Past Mayor & Fireboard Member Dennis Allen, who passed away on May 10, 2004.  Mayor Allen served the Fireboard from December 1996 through August 2001.

The SCAFD extends our deepest sympathy to past members Tom & Dave Spillane and families due to the passing of their father, Don on May 5, 2004.

The SCAFD wants to extend our deepest sympathy to Fireboard Chairman Michael Messer and family due to the passing of his father Richard on March 30, 2002.

The SCAFD pays tribute to past Firefighter Keith Welch, who passed away in Missouri on April 4, 2002.

The graphic above is posted in memory of the passing of Battalion Chief Jack King's mother on May 3, 2002.
Our sympathy goes out to Jack and his family.
On May 19, during the association meeting, Jack presented $235.00, donated in the memory of Myrtle King-Johnston to be used towards the purchase of Freddie The Fire Truck.
A big thank you to the King-Johnston Family!

Rick's photo was moved here when Brandon Webb passed away. Rick was an active member of the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department for 21 years and served as a firefighter, Lieutenant, and radio operator.  Rick passed away September 23, 2002.

Captain Kim O'Guin passed away on October 4, 2009.  Kim was a member of the SCAFD during the late 1970's and early 80's at station 2.
His leadership, although over 20 years ago, is still felt to this day.

Lieutenant James Barr passed away October 13, 2009.  James was a member of the SCAFD from 1985 to 1997 with Station 3.  His son, James Barr II has been a member since 1995.

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Captain Dan Hyrman, passed away November 4, 2014, was a member of the SCAFD from 1980 to approx. 1988 at Station 3.  He was a charter member when Station 3 originally opened.  Thank you for your service.
 

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