Doreen Margaret Bruce

November 13, 1935October 14, 2020

BRUCE _ Doreen Margaret November 13, 1935 – October 14, 2020. It is with great sadness that the family of Doreen announces that she passed away peacefully on October 14th, 2020 with her family by her side. Doreen was predeceased by her husband, David (Dave) Bruce in 2005. Doreen recently moved to Nanaimo to be closer to her kids but considered Calgary her home. Born in Kenora, ON, Doreen moved to Calgary in 1959 to pursue a teaching career, which is where she met and married Dave. Together they raised two children, travelled the world, and enjoyed times spent with family and good friends. Doreen is survived by her son Ken Bruce, daughter Glenys (Oliver) Bussler and granddaughter Alexandra Engelberts (Kyle Hoyda). She is also survived by her sister Joan (Francis) Banack, niece Linda (Dave) Tickner, nephew Scott (Janice) Banack and three great-nephews that were very special to her, Brad, Ryan and Dylan Tickner. At her request, no formal celebration of life will be held. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the wonderful caregivers at Nanaimo Memory Care for their exceptional support and care.


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Doreen Margaret Bruce

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Hilary Turner

October 20, 2020

I was sorry to hear of your mother's recent passing. I first met her through my husbands involvement with the Shriners . We became good friends and we enjoyed attending many events together.
Your mother will be missed.

Dave Meriam

October 19, 2020

Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. She was a great lady and provided a lot of support to Dave. We remember her always,
Loads of Love,
Dave Meriam,


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