Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 23, 2009
Bruce Cole, 66
Bruce Cole was born in Ontario, Canada, 66 years ago. At age 10 his family moved to Rochester, Mich., where he lived until meeting his wife Sandra. They were married and lived in Minnesota for 11 years, then moved to the Gainesville, Fla., area where they have lived for the past 25 years. Bruce held a certificate in Industrial Engineering and worked in quality control. He enjoyed many hobbies including photography, beach combing, reading, listening to and recording music and watching NASCAR. He loved all aspects of woodworking from making toys to building furniture and cabinetry and restoring antiques.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Sandra; brother, Jim, British Columbia, Cananda; mother-in-law, Alice Brunmeier Lee, and many other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother; father; brother, Jack, and father-in-law, LaVerne Brunmeier.