Dr. Bruce G. Myers
Myers, Dr. Bruce G. On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, Dr. Bruce G. Myers, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away at the age of 75. He died peacefully in his home while surrounded by family. Bruce was born on February 1, 1945 in Rochester, MN to William and Marion (Stegner). He was married to his wife Jean for 51 years. Together, they raised two sons, Christopher (Chip) and Chad. Bruce graduated from Dodge Center High School. He entered Hamline University in 1963, where he played quarterback for the Pipers. He earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1970, and practiced endodontics for 31 years in Minneapolis and Western Wisconsin. Bruce served as a captain in the U.S. Army, stationed in Fort Knox, KY from 1970-72. Bruce had a passion for all sports. He loved to play golf, and was a student of the game's history. He was also a World War II and Russian history buff. Bruce loved nature, particularly the Rocky Mountains. Many of his sons' friends remember him as a coach, having coached both sons in traveling basketball for several years. Bruce was known for the tremendous love of his family, his smile, his wit, and his kind and compassionate spirit. He cherished his grandchildren, was very involved in their lives, and was a fixture at their activities. He had a deep love and loyalty to his friends, always taking the time to listen. Bruce had a strong faith, and was very devoted to Men's Bible Study at St. Andrews Lutheran Church. He is survived by his loving wife Jean; his sons, Chip (Kim) and Chad (Jane); his grandchildren, Jana, Luke, Maria and Charlie; his brothers, David and Dennis. Special thank you to the HeathEast Hospice program for their care and support, which enabled Bruce to continue to enjoy life his last 6 months. Also, thank you to the St. Andrew's community of faith for its unwavering love to Bruce and his family. A private family service will be held in the coming days. A Celebration of Bruce's life will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Bruce may be sent to St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi, MN 55115. holcombhenryboom.com 651-482-7606
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