Harold Sweet, age 89, passed away October 9, 2011 in Olympia, WA.
Born in Stratford, NY, Harold married his soul mate, Rachel Johnson Sweet, on September 1, 1946 in Salisbury, NY. After military service in the South Pacific during WWII, Harold returned to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for his master's in Aeronautical Engineering. Upon graduation, he went to work for North American Aviation, Los Angeles Division, where he enjoyed his chosen profession.
After retirement in 1977, Harold and Rachel stayed active through round dancing, hiking Mount Rainier, and heli-hiking in the Canadian Rockies.
Harold was preceded in death by his wife, and is survived by his children Mark Sweet of Salt Lake City, UT, Gordon Sweet of Olympia, WA, Margaret Hair of Coeur d' Alene, ID, Janet Hollendorfer of Pt. Richmond, CA, his grandson, Yosem Sweet, and his wife Gabbie, and their daughter, Vanessa, of Vancouver, BC.
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