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Bruce Lawrence
October 15, 1940 - November 10, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">LAWRENCE, Bruce <br>October 15, 1940 – November 10, 2016 <br> <br>It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our handsome and loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle, Bruce Lawrence. <br> <br>Cherishing his memory is daughter Jennifer (Jeremy) and grandchildren Teagan and Barrett, his sisters Lorraine (Don) Swanson of Winnipeg, Gayle Turner of Winnipeg; Greg Lawrence of Oakville and his brother and sister in-law Ronald and Heather Clarke of Vancouver along with many nieces and nephews. <br> <br> He is predeceased by his lovely and beautiful wife Maureen, his son Barrett, parents Kay and Ernie Lawrence, sister Joyce McCombe, brother Murray Lawrence, brother in-law Harvey Turner, nephew Jeffrey Turner and niece Caitlin Lawrence and his father and mother in-law Alec and Hulda Clarke. <br> <br> Bruce was born in Winnipeg, MB and spent his childhood and early adult years there. He was a star athlete at Gordon Bell high school and graduated from the University of Manitoba. Bruce was accomplished and successful in business. He was President of the Canadian Division of Becton Dickinson Pharmaceuticals until his retirement. Bruce and his family lived in Vancouver British Columbia and Burlington, Ontario while he was working for Becton Dickinson. <br> <br>Bruce loved life. He and Maureen frequently entertained friends and family, his sense of humour and wit were contagious. He loved hockey and enjoyed swimming, skiing and golfing. He also had a deep appreciation for music and would stay up late into the night listening and singing along to his favourite artists. Bruce will be sadly missed by his family and by all who knew and loved him. <br> <br> The family would like to acknowledge the care Bruce received at Pearl and Pine Retirement and the doctors and staff at Joseph Brant Hospital and Oakville Trafalgar Hospital. <br> <br>In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. <br> <br>A gathering in honour of Bruce’s life will be held on Sunday November 20 from 1 to 3 pm at the Pearl and Pine Retirement, 390 Pearl St., Burlington, ON. For parking, on-street and municipal parking lots are located near Pearl and Pine. On-line condolences may be made at <br> <br></div>