Beecroft, D. Bruce & Mary M.

Beecroft, Bruce

BEECROFT – Donald Bruce Beecroft of  Brooks, beloved husband and friend of  Mary Beecroft, passed away peacefully  at his home with his family at his side  on January 16th, 2004 at the age of  78 years. Born on November 11th,  1925 in Dunwich Township, Ontario  Bruce received all his education there.  He worked throughout Canada before  settling in Brooks in 1979. He was  employed with Dowell Schlumberger  until retiring in 1985. Bruce and Mary  Whitton were married on June 29th,  1985 in Brooks and had resided here  since. He loved his family, woodworking,  people and the outdoors. Bruce will be  remembered for his kindness and for his  wealth of knowledge earned through life  experiences. He was predeceased by  his parents John and Violet Beecroft, 3  brothers and a sister. Bruce is survived  by his loving family, wife Mary of Brooks; .  children Donna Kehler and her husband Bob of Swift Current, Robert and  his wife Kim of Medicine Hat, Tom and his wife Debbie of Medicine Hat, Jay  and his wife Jennifer of Belmont, Ontario and Sherry Furet and her husband  Cody of Brooks; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 4 brothers; 4  sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held  at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 22nd from St. Alban’s Anglican Church,  Brooks. Rev. Ken Wells officiating. Honorary Pallbearers are all of Bruce’s  family and friends. In memory of Bruce, if friends desire, memorial tributes  may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, #102, 1865 Dunsmore Road  SE, Medicine Hat T1A 1Z8. Arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL  HOME. Telephone 362-4636 or (666) 3624652.

Brooks Bulletin  January 20, 2004       Roll 67    Page  110