Darell Ray Swanson, 69, of Morton, passed away on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at 12:10 a.m., at his home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. 

There will be no public visitation or service. Private graveside service for the family will take place at Hirstein Cemetery in Morton.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to The Morton Youth Baseball Association or TAPS. 

The family would like to thank Dr. Veeder and the staff at Illinois Cancer Center, as well as OSF Hospice for their tremendous compassion and care during Darell’s illness.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnson.com.