Robert Bruce McKay was born on July 24, 1926, and he died on March 12, 2015. He was born and raised in Medford Oregon by parents Ralph McKay and Gertude McKay. Bruce had one sister Jeanne Racine. Bruce married the love of his life Jeane Driscoll on December 17, 1955. They were married 59 years. They had two beautiful children Kathleen Marie Howard and Matthew Bruce McKay.
Bruce McKay was a Commander in the Navy. He served for 23 years. While serving at Notre Dame he got his Masters Degree. Bruce retired and went back to school and got another degree from SDSU and became a Math teacher at Poway High School for another 25 years.
Bruce McKay lead a very active life. He biked all over Point Loma, and he love to play racket ball, golf and fishing. Bruce’s passion was his roses; he had quite a green thumb. Bruce also became a Knight of Columbus. He made lots of good friends through the Knights. Bruce also loved music he sang in the choir for church. He loved his music!!!!! Dad was a Fan of the Ducks, Angels, Padres and Chargers!!!!!!
Another passion for Bruce was his family. He had a wonderful family Bruce had 5 grandchildren, Jason Howard, Jen Howard, Kevin McKay, Jack McKay and Kate McKay. He had three nephews Ed Wicorek, Dan Wicorek and Doug Racine. And two nieces Gigi Wicorek and Pam Overland and cousin Bill Perkins.
Bruce McKay was a warm and loving husband, father, uncle, cousin and grandpa. Bruce had a bit of advice for his family every chance he got, “You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar”. Bruce McKay will be greatly missed by all!!!!
WE LOVE YOU DAD ALWAYS!!!!!! YOU ARE OUR SPECIAL ANGEL!!!! The Funeral Mass will be on April 1 2015 at San Antonio Church, 5800 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92807. The military casket burial will be on March 31, 2015, 2:00pm at Fort Rosecrans Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106.