Bruce passed away at Surrey Memorial Hospital on March 21, 2013 with his family
at his side. Bruce was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and moved to Vancouver at
the age of eight years. He attended King George High School and Vancouver
Bruce enjoyed coaching hockey and ball hockey and playing Rugby with the Meralomas, Twilighters and Evergreens Rugby Clubs. He toured several European Countries and Japan with the teams.
In 1959 Bruce went to work for Columbia Engineering Ltd. as project supervisor and was involved in the design of special equipment for the particleboard industry. plant design, process development and superivision of the installation of particleboard plants in Venezuela, New Zealand and several plants in Canada and the U.S.A. He held the position of Vice President and later Director of Columbia Engineering International Ltd.
Bruce will be greatly missed by Valerie, his wife of 53 years, his son Dean, his daughter Kim (Nigel) son Darryl (Brigitte) his loving
grandchildren Ryan, Colin, Michele, Rachel, and Nicole. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice.