History Loses 'Swamp People' Star Mitchell Guist

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May 14th, 2012

via press note:

A joint statement from HISTORY and Original Media, producers of Swamp People:

We are extremely saddened to report that our friend and beloved member of the Swamp People family, Mitchell Guist, has passed away earlier today. Mitchell passed on the swamp, doing what he loved. We appreciate your respect for the Guist family’s privacy and hope you join us in sending our thoughts and prayers to his brother, Glenn, and the rest of the Guist family.


Mitchell Guist was born on May 18, 1964


  • Angie

    So very sorry for ur loss. I will miss seeing him each week.

  • Stew E

    I never really liked this show (I’m not too fond of the recent explosion of cable reality series), but I can imagine how hard it is for his friends in family.

    My condolences.

  • someguynamedjohn

    Wow I didn’t realize how young he was.

  • Observer

    My condolences to his family.

  • russc

    Sure will miss him , My family never missed a show .RIP

  • Vivek

    Here is Mitchell Guist sharing a light moment with his brother http://liveoncampus.com/wire/show/3379801 a tribute to Mitchell Guist someone who really enjoyed what he was doing and always had a smile on his face which made others smile, my condolences to his family.

  • Debbie Akers

    You will be missed. RIP Mitchell. My prayers are with the family.

  • Linda

    Mitchell you will be very missed ! I am so sorry to hear this sad news ! I’m sure your bro will be lost without you too !

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  • The Yipster

    RIP Mitchell. You will be missed. My condolences to his family. :(

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