Celebration of life set for Roanoke doctor murdered in Belize

Dr. Gary Swank was murdered along with his tour guide

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

ROANOKE, Va. - The life of a Roanoke doctor who was murdered in Belize will be celebrated during a memorial service Tuesday.

The service for Dr. Gary Swank is at 7 p.m. at  St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church on Brambleton Avenue. 

Visitation with his family will start at 6 p.m.

Instead of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made, at Any American National Bank branch, to a scholarship fund for the Swank children.

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