December 1, 2010
Sunday, December 5, 2010 2:00 PM Riverside UMC in Upper Arlington
Frederick W. Bruce, 56 of Upper Arlington, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2010. He was born September 17, 1954 in Columbus, Ohio, son of the late Robert and Betty (Wilson) Bruce.
Fred was preceded in death by his wife Christine L. O’Brien in 1990.
Survived by his beloved children Mariel (Matt) and Ciera Bruce; sisters Barbara (Everett) Elmer and Beverly (Charlie) Crider; and brother Bob (Diane) Bruce, and several nieces and nephews.
Fred was a 1973 graduate of U.A.H.S. and attended Wake Forest University. His greatest gift was raising his two wonderful daughters. He was a quiet, kind and loving man. He lived by music and enjoyed camping, the mountains, the west, the ocean and driving the open roads. Fred was dearly loved by many.
A memorial service will be held at Riverside Methodist Church on Sunday, December 5 at 2 PM where family will receive friends after the service. Rev. Griebner officiating. His ashes will be spread with Chris’s in the Sierra Nevada’s. Send memorial contributions to Riverside United Methodist Church, 2701 Zollinger Rd. Columbus, 43221 for Refuge Ministries. Services entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio.