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Bruce Russell
September 5, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">Age 51, of Dartmouth passed away on Monday, September 5 2016. <br> <br> <br> <br>Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Arthur and Elizabeth Russell. <br> <br> <br> <br>Bruce was educated at Dartmouth High School and Dalhousie University. He was an accomplished athlete, and enjoyed basketball, where he was a member of the Dalhousie Tigers, and paddling at the Banook Canoe Club. He was a lifelong supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Vikings, and Boston Red Sox, and was overjoyed when the Sox finally won the World Series in 2004, their first in 86 years. He had a sporadic football career, which consisted mainly of appearances in the annual winter “Formal Bowl”. He was also very artistic, and for many years designed the T-shirts for the Dartmouth Natal Day road races. <br> <br> <br> <br>Bruce is survived by his brothers Bob (Laurel) and Kenny (Gwen), his niece Natasha Russell, and his nephews David, Andrew, Nathaniel, Benjamin and Quincy Russell. <br> <br> <br> <br>Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Donald Russell. <br> <br> <br> <br>Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, on Sunday, September 11 2016, from 2-4 PM, Rev. Josh Trombley officiating. A family interment will take place at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. <br> <br> <br> <br>In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, the Bide Awhile Animal Shelter, or a charity of choice.</div>