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A Full Life Well Lived
Date of Birth January 17, 1938
Date of Passing April 06, 2019
Bruce Howard Pedersen
from Kingman, Arizona, United States
Bruce Pedersen, 81, of Kingman, Arizona, passed away Saturday, April 06, 2019. Bruce was born to Howard and Ethel Pedersen , January 17, 1938 in Melrose, Massachusetts.
Bruce graduated from Bisbee High School in 1956. In 1957 his dad helped him secure a printing apprenticeship at The Encinitas Coast Dispatch in San Diego County. During a 45 year career Bruce worked as a printer and later Production Director of several newspapers including the Pacific Beach Sentinel, the Casa Grande Dispatch and the Kingman Daily Miner. He met his wife Marie in San Diego in 1973. They went on to live together in Houston, Casa Grande, and finally in Kingman where he retired in 2003. Bruce & Marie enjoyed an active retirement spending many miles on the road in their motor home visiting family and friends from coast to coast.
Bruce is survived by his beloved Marie, brother Barrie and 3 children: Barrie D Pedersen (Dawn Pedersen ), Bruce Allan Pedersen (Judy Pedersen ), and Rose Pedersen Vargas (Jason Vargas). He also is survived by his nephew Greg Pedersen, 4 grandchildren, Barrie, Bruce, Nathan and Tori, and 4 great grandchildren.
Bruce’s family is planning a final farewell and celebration of his life in his childhood hometown of Bisbee, Arizona.
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