November 10, 1928November 17, 2013

Arrangements under the direction of Sugarman Sinai Memorial Chapel, Providence, RI.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 21, 2013


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Nancy Wright

August 7, 2014

I had Dr. Swift for a few classes in the late 80's - she was a wonderful guide to Women's literature. I cannot tell you how many times over the past 25 years that her words have come back to me in my life. A very great teacher and woman! The world needs more Dr. Swifts.

Rebecca Poole

May 3, 2014

Dear Lady. You are an inspiration.

Diana Siegal

December 27, 2013

Dear Peter and Tom and Family,
I have been in touch with Edith but this is the only place I can extend my sympathy to all of you on the loss of dear 'Lyn. She was a very special person. I knew her best for many years in the Mothers' Group. She was a brilliant person who cared deeply for her family and friends and for efforts to make this world a kinder and better place for all. She was also modest so I learned much about her from this obituary that I hadn't know from 35 years of friendship. "May her memory be a blessing." Diana Laskin Siegal, Topeka, Kansas

Peter Lenz

December 12, 2013

Wasn't she amazing? I love and miss my Mom!

Kevin Kanarek

December 8, 2013

Dear Lyn,

Thank you for being an inspiration and comfort to my mother Pamela Moore at Rosemary Hall, for sharing what you remembered of her when I visited you in 2001, and and for giving me such good advice at that time, some of which I followed. I'm very grateful to have known you.

Carol Goldman

December 3, 2013

I enjoyed the years spent in the mothers with adult children group with Lyn and Edith. Lyn was a very close to her family and to her beloved, Edith.
I loved hearing about her various family relationships and her life-long love of learning.

Sheila Parks

December 2, 2013

Dear darling, most loved Lyn. I am so deeply sad at your passing. I continue to tell you here now, as I always did on phone and email - I am always missing you and always loving you. You were a very important part of my life for decades and I will always treasure your wisdom, both personal and political. I am so sorry I did not get a chance to say good-bye to you in person. I am trying to remember that there is life after life and I hope we will meet on the other side, when I get there. You were very giving, loving and kind to me for the many decades of our friendship and that wil always be in my heart. Weeping as I type, all my love always Sxooxoxoox

Susan Brace

December 1, 2013

Dear Edith and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Lyn's death. And sorry also that we have been out of touch for too long. You have our deepest sympathy. Love from Susan & Nancy

November 26, 2013

Edith, i'm so sorry to hear of Lyn's passing but relieved to know that she is in peace. She was a great person and always so very kind to me. I know she will be missed by many. Pat Moretti

Barbara Verria

November 23, 2013

I was so sorry to hear about Lynn's passing, she was a very sweet and kind lady,and will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy to all her family, and Edith.