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#74267 - 01/18/07 05:05 PM Passing of an aquaintence
HotLine1 Offline


Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6791
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Dropping by the Electrical Contractor (Magazine) website to renew my subscription, I noticed the following:

Passing of W. Creighton Schwan, December 16, 2006, with a nice obituary type article.

For those of us (mainly Joe Tedesco's Site) and a few other places, Creighton was a frequent forum visitor. He also wrote a regular NEC based article monthly for EC Magazine, always on the last page.

Just thought some guys here might want to know.


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#74268 - 01/18/07 05:20 PM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
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Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 1226
Loc: kamloops BC Canada
Thanks Creighton for your posts and replys over the years...If I remember correctly many of them were made with a good sense of humor.

#74269 - 01/18/07 05:22 PM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
ShockMe77 Offline

Registered: 06/11/05
Posts: 823
Loc: Rahway, New Jersey
I didn't realize he wrote for EC magazine ( I have subscription too). But I'm certainly familiar with him from his posts here. Sorry to hear that he has passed away. His insight to the electrical industry will be sorely missed.


#74270 - 01/18/07 05:32 PM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
My condolences to Creighton's family and friends.


#74271 - 01/18/07 05:45 PM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
iwire Offline

Registered: 01/05/03
Posts: 4343
Loc: North Attleboro, MA USA
I also wish my sincere condolences to his family.
Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician

#74272 - 01/19/07 08:17 AM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
pauluk Offline

Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
My condolences and prayers as well. I certainly remember a few discussions with him right here on ECN.

#74273 - 01/19/07 02:24 PM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
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Registered: 01/04/05
Posts: 305
Loc: Maryland USA
It is always sad when we hear of the passing of one the great ones! But the time has come for Creighton to lay down his tools for good. My deepest condolences and prayers go out to his family and may the Good Lord welcome Him with open arms.

#74274 - 01/19/07 04:55 PM Re: Passing of an aquaintence
Trumpy Offline


Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8532
Loc: SI,New Zealand
Oh my,
This is a real shame for the Electrical Trade.
Another great disappears off into the mist.
My condolences to his family and friends.

Rest In Peace Creighton.

Other side of the coin, are'nt the electrical services in Heaven in for a shake-up!.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin


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