Burce Fredrick Salisbury


Bruce Salisbury

Bruce Salisbury

Bruce Fredrick Salisbury, 72, of Olathe, passed away Nov. 19, 2015 at his home.

Visitation 6:00 to 8:00 pm Mon., Nov. 23, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon Tue., Nov. 24, 2015 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 15315 W. 151st St., Olathe, KS. Burial 1:00 pm Mon., Nov. 30, 2015 in North Volney Cemetery in Volney, NY under the direction of Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Bruce Funeral Home to help with travel and funeral services.

Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com

Bruce was born May 14, 1943 in Richland, NY. He served in the Air Wing of the US Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. Bruce married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Marie Eames, on June 27, 1963 in Fulton, NY. They created a home where love and commitment were placed above all else. They lived in New York and New Jersey before moving to Kansas in 1981. He spent a career in communications; working for AT&T and for Sprint as part of the Satellite Invention Team. As part of this team, he was responsible for three patents. After retirement from Sprint, Bruce was a school bus driver for eight years for the Olathe School District where he prided himself in greeting each student by their names. He was a member of the AT&T Pioneers Club, KCMO. Bruce will be missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father; wife, Joyce in 2009 and brothers, Warren and Richard. Bruce is survived by his mother, Rev. Dr. Catherine Salisbury, Oswego, NY; daughters, Tracy Burford and Susan Salisbury both of Olathe, and Daniel Salisbury and wife Julie of Paola, KS; sisters, Marilyn Mauer, Syracuse, NY and Lois Olaiz , Tempe, AZ; brothers, Donald Salisbury, Sherman, TX and David Salisbury, Waynesboro, GA; grandchildren, Jessica, Justin, Taylor, Brittany and Raegan; great grandchildren, Rosalie and Oliver.

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