March 15, 2011

Duane Swanson, the president and CEO of Raymond Building Supply in Fort Meyers, Fla., died on March 8 from complications of a series of strokes, according to an article in the News Press. He was 71 years old.  

Swanson bought Raymond Building Supply from a broker in 1978 when it was a single lumberyard and grew the business to eight locations in southwest Florida.