BESWICK, Paul Grant
May 01, 2014 12:00 AM | 1405 views | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
We celebrate the life of Paul Grant Beswick. He lived a life full of traveling, skiing, playing golf, capturing amazing places with his photography and enjoying a cold Coca-Cola. Paul passed away on April 24 in Marietta, Georgia after a valiant fight with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born in Manchester England in 1945 to a proud United States serviceman and his British bride. At age two he immigrated with his mother to the United States on the Queen Mary. Paul graduated from Georgia Tech in 1970 with a degree in Architecture. He worked several years as an architect before changing careers to become an architectural photographer. During this part of his career he photographed national landmarks such as Monticello and Mount Vernon and most of the state capitals. He was well known for his work photographing interiors and southern gardens for several widely read publications. Paul was a member of the American Institute of Architects. In 1994 he received an AIA award for his photographic contributions to the AIA Guide to Architecture of Atlanta. Paul is preceded in death by his wife Karen Beswick and parents Harry and Beryl Beswick. He is survived by son Paul Christopher Beswick, his wife Amy and granddaughters Emma and Abigail of Denver Colorado, sister Stefoni Novotny, brother-in-law Steve, nieces Allison and Leigh Ann of Seattle, sister Barbara Perry, brother-in-law Bruce and niece Courtney of Marietta Georgia and nephew Justin Perry of Cleveland Ohio. Celebration of his life and Memorial Service will be: Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 AM. St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Marietta Georgia. In lieu of flowers remembrances can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Visiting Nurses Health Systems. Arrangements by SouthCare Cremation & Funeral Society. 770.420.5557.
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Valerie Makant
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May 03, 2014
I miss the times when everyone was healthy and art was being created at the little house on Westfield Dr. Chris, please know that both of your parents made a positive and lasting impact on the people they encoutered. I wish only the best for you and your family.~ Valerie
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