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Bruce Edward Bouford

April 18, 1934 ~ April 28, 2017 (age 83)

Bruce Edward Bouford, 82, died April 28, 2017 at the Togus VA Hospital in Augusta, Maine after a brave battle with cancer. He was born July 18, 1934 in Skowhegan, Maine the son of Edward A. Bouford and Fern Akeley Bouford. He graduated from Lewiston High School.

Bruce loved people and enjoyed dancing, playing cards, spending time with his friends and traveling. He lived many years in Maine and Florida and for the last 18 years lived in Guatemala where he made many good friends. He was vice-Commander of the American Legion Post # 2 in Guatemala.

He is predeceased by his parents and one sister, Beverly Ferland and her husband Edward. He is survived by his brother James Bouford and wife Dianne of Augusta, ME, many nieces and nephews, and a few special cousins.

Visitation will be at Staples Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave Gardiner from noon to 1:30pm on Wednesday, May 3, with a celebration of life immediately following.

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 Service Information

Visiting hours
May 3, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Staples Funeral Home
53 Brunswick Ave.
P.O.Box 598
Gardiner, ME 04345

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