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Josiah ‘Bart’ Swift Dies, 83

Josiah Bartlett “Bart” Swift, a cable executive at Teleprompter and HBO, died June 14 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Bridgeport, Conn. He was 83.

He was inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers in 1987.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. at the Long Ridge Congregational Church, 455 Old Long Ridge Road, Stamford, Conn., according to the Hoyt Funeral Home in New Canaan, Conn., which is handling the arrangements.

The family requested that memorial contributions be made to Young Life-3630, P.O. Box 2920, Colorado Springs, Colo., 80901.