Bruce Alan Martin
Born in Hartford, CT on July 1, 1948
Died September 8, 2011 and resided in Trabuco Canyon, CA
Bruce Alan Martin, 63, passed away on September 8, 2011 in Laguna Hills, CA. Bruce was born in Hartford, CT on July 1, 1948 to Elsa and James Martin. He attended grammar through high school in Coventry, CT. Following high school, he completed a communications school in Washington DC and worked as a Disc Jockey in Willimantic, CT. He enlisted in the US Navy, serving five years during the Vietnam War. Bruce furthered his education at Manchester Community College, CT and University of Redlands, CA earning a BS in Business Administration.
Bruce met his wife Nancy in Manchester, CT in 1976, moved to Orange County, CA where they married in 1978 and have lived while raising their two daughters. Bruce worked in the Aerospace Industry in Quality Management for 30 years.
Bruce loved country music, cooking, golfing and spending time with family and friends. He was an avid sports fan and loved the NY Yankees. He had a great sense of humor and kept those who surrounded him laughing continuously. Bruce was a loving husband, father, and best friend who was deeply loved and will be missed more than words can describe.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughters, Kerri and Kelsey; sisters, Linda Simmons and June Zak and dogs, Luna and Daisy. He was predeceased by his parents.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 10 am at O’Connor Mortuary 25301 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA. A celebration of Bruce’s life will be hosted at the home of George and Debby Chabot in Yorba Linda following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to an educational fund established for Bruce’s daughters at:
Kelsey Martin #3508815 S16
Kinecta Federal Credit Union
2324 Park Avenue
Tustin, CA 92782