Justin Swanson Memorial Fund

Losing Justin is completely surreal and devastating, and I'm constantly at an honest loss for words, so I'm going to share one of his best friends' sentiments.

"Justin Swanson was one of the most amazing human beings I have ever met. Sadly he passed away today. I don't really know what to do to be honest or what to even say. It's hard not to feel a little lost. He was such an amazing person. Justin was there for me in one of the darkest times in my life dealing with depression. He was also one of the first people I had "come out" to. We were roommates at the time. Justin came walking in with Chinese food and plopped on the couch. I had just told my other room mate and buddy Alex who was sitting with me. I was terrified to tell Justin and was having a hard time trying to find a way to say it when he paused, mouth full of food, and he looked at me and said, " Dude, You're gay. I don't care. I love you and you'll always be my friend". And went back to eating his food. I always loved him for that because it's exactly how he was with everyone. He didn't care about what you looked like or anything like that. He just loved you for being you.

He was the most caring person whether be it animals, insects, or human kind. He was also such a talented musician and writer. I had the honor to play music with him in the past. We loved making stupid videos and when Youtube started we started to upload them online. I'm going to miss that a lot, but I'm happy I have something I can look at. I could go on and on about how great he is.

Justin, I love you so much and I look forward to seeing you again someday. Be well my friend. I'll always be thinking of you.

And to you that are reading this...Love one another and hold each other close. Every person you meet can be your next best friend so be kind to everyone and everything. I guess thats all I really have to say for now. Love you all very very much." - Josh Foo.

Unfortunately, there are still many, many expenses that Justin's heartbroken family must now take on. Please, donate what you can to help them through this unimaginable time. Thank you all. Love you all.
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    • $20 
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    • $615 
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    • $35 
    • 44 mos
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    • $200 
    • 44 mos
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    • $50 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Sarah Genevieve French 
Omaha, NE
Marty Swanson 
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