Dr. Willaim T. Bruce

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Dr. Willaim T. Bruce - DR. VN. BRUCE PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY Suffered...
DR. VN. BRUCE PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY Suffered For Some Time With Heart Trouble and Urac- mic Poisoning GRADUATE OF HAHNEMANN tIE Served On Board of Health, School Board and As Councilman Dr. William T. Hrucr-, of 39 North Ninth street, died suddenly at six o'clock Saturday evening from heart trouble and uraemlc poif'.onlng at. tin; Bruce residence. He had been a Mif- ferer for Konlo time, and those who had knowledge of the progress of the. .liCHpawe worn In a measure prepared for the sudden collapse. In 1!H(J Dr. Bruce underwent, an operation for cataract, of the eyo and never fully recovered recovered from the shock. While the Bight of one eye wan par! tally restored, restored, the loss of the othpr was permanent. permanent. Handicapped by the impaired impaired Right, Dr. Jlrucp gave up his practice practice as a homeopathic phy.iiciiMi and lived a retired life. Hit; knowledge an a physician permitted him to diagnose diagnose hie own case, with tho result that he was fully aware of the progress progress of the disease and hiss impending dissolution. Uy reason of hir, long residence here, beginning In ISSCi, his profession and active participation participation iu public affairs, Dr. Urut.-u was widely known and was popular with « wide circle of friends. Horn In Cornwall Township. Dr. Uruce was born in Cornwall township, a son of Richard and Maria Maria Ramsey Bruco, and was in his seventy-third year. IIo received his education in the Lebanon Public Schools, the family having -mr/ed to Lebanon when he was but two years old, and 1866 went to Pottsvlllu, where ho became a medical student, his preceptor being Dr. Decker, who in his day was a leading practitioner iii the region. Hflhnemnnn Graduate. Later he enrolled at Hahncmann College, from which institution ho was graduated in 1876. Kor 10 yean? he practiced medicine at Quakertown and then came to Lebanon, where he continued his residence and activities up to the time of his death. In 1892 he owned a pharmacist store in the Louser Building and later removed the business to the Buck Building, Immediately opposite the present Bruce residence. Council man and Director. Dr. Bruce, in addition to his profession, profession, took an active interest in tho progress of municipal affairs and was honored by election to city council, served on the city board of health and more recently completed a term t a member of the board of city school directors, being a leading spirit spirit in the undertaking of the present magnificent high school building. Ho was a member and director of tho Lebanon Club, the Lebanon County Homeopathic Society, Lebanon County County Historical Society, and Centenary Methodist Church. Tliosn Who Survive. lie leaves his widow, who was Mis.s Alary Kline, granddaughter of the late Judge Kline, of Pottstown, and three children, Mrs. S. P. Light, Robert Robert Bruce, of Ridgway, Pa., and W. Stanley Bruce, of this city. Two brothers, Charles and Oran Bruce, of Philadelphia, and five, sisters, Mrs. Rose Rich, Reading; Mrs. Theodore Rpgers, .this eity; Miss Clara Bruce, Denver, Col.; Mrs. Roehrig, Denver, Col., and Mrs. Harry Wolforrl. Philadelphia, Philadelphia, are also left. Funeral Tomorrow. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternon at 2 o'clock, with services at the house and interment in i\lt. Lebanon Cemetery. German command, the nnd Cheniln first Aiano. He German early Ho tho similar nt Von I3elow. Burial ten Lebanon of tho Paul II. C. John, this city, death of wife, of Heading, on old and Henry tho and the county as a many ftlt. at. S tor, Mrs. Aetna. for fiver bed only Mr. Scliuylkill .Mt. Aetna 07 years the only lion Pension added exercises participation. being Chas. T. few patriotic of Mr. Andrew settler, gaber, in the missionor anxious [Mr. and I tho Of the suffice it and could strri.l women

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 03 Jun 1918, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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