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Obituary for Sharon L. Bruce
Sharon L Bruce passed away on October 16, 2012, she was 69 a resident of Dixon California. Born on December 16, 1942 t o Hugh and Dorothy Thompson She graduated from Fordson High school in Dearborn Michigan as did her sister Karen. She married Terrance W. Bruce (deceased) on August 11, 1962. They have two children Randy and Scott, married to Kacey and Lenora respectively. She loved watching her grandchildren Nathan, Terry and Skylar. Being a part of their lives by, attending back to school nights, helping them with their homework, going to their baseball and football games, planning birthday parties like the Pirate Party, going on family outings to cut Christmas trees, taking the kids to the San Francisco Zoo, going to Disneyland, and Sunday dinners with the family was so very important to Sharon. She was also adventuresome, creative, artistic and calm. She was diplomatic, but could be very outspoken when she had strong opinions. She loved music; she loved to sing especially music from the MoTown era. Two of her favorite songs were “At Last “by Etta James and “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess. Terry and Sharon moved from Dearborn, Michigan to Dixon, California, were she worked at UC Davis for Environmental Toxicology Department for 35 Years, she was the MSO from 1968-2001 for the Environmental Toxicology Department. According to her co-workers she was one of the best bosses to work for anywhere on campus. Her biggest joy was spending time with her family. She had a wonderful sense of humor; her kindness was always readily available to anyone in need. She was very creative and artistic, painting pictures of those she loved; the family, her dogs Bandit, Harley and Sassy, and nature. She had a great zest for life, she loved a good joke. She loved going camping, boating, and was always ready at a moment's notice to go out and have fun. Sharon is survived by her 2 sons and their wives, 3 grandchildren, her sister and her family, and many friends. Memorial Service will be held Wednesday October 24, 2012 at 1pm in Dixon at the Milton-Carpenter Funeral Home, 569 North 1st Street, Dixon, CA 95620. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the American Heart Foundation https://donate.americanheart.org/ecommerce/donation/acknowledgement_info.jsp?campaignId=176&site=Heart&itemId=prod20006