Bruce Harold Leavitt

Bruce Harold Leavitt, 87, of Lansing, MI, son of the late Harold and Ruth (McKim) Leavitt died May 8, 2014. He served in the Pacific on the destroyer USS C.P. Cecil. A graduate of Michigan State College, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.

Bruce began his career as a purchasing agent at John Bean FMC and continued at the City of Lansing until his retirement in 1987. He served as President of the Forest Road School Board and was a member of the Board of R.E. Olds Museum.

A kind and gentle man, as good as his word, he truly represented “The Greatest Generation.” Survivors are his wife of sixty-five years, Barbara; son, Scott Leavitt of Lansing; daughter, Jane (Steve) Anderson of Saginaw; grandchildren, Keely Knopp of Baltimore, MD and Kyle Knopp of Saginaw; sister, Marilyn Woodings of Crawfordsville, IN; and other extended family members.

A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Ruth Leyrer
May 9, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Dear Babbara , Jane, Steve and Scott.

So sorry to hear on your loss, we all loved your Husband and Dad.

We is in heaven for sure!! Love The Leyrer’s
Ruth and Joe
and Family

Vaughan and Doris Mckinch
May 11, 2014 at 2:26 pm

Truly sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family.

May 12, 2014 at 12:14 am

You were the best Dad, will miss you terribly. Love Scott

May 13, 2014 at 8:29 am

To my loving husband of sixty-five years…rest in peace. Say “Hello” to
Jim and all our friends. Love, Barb

Bill Knopp
May 13, 2014 at 2:19 pm

I will always remember Bruce fondly, and his kindness to me while I was his son in law, and for his love and affection for his grandchildren Keely and Kyle.

Bruce was a kind man and he will be missed… My thoughts and prayers are with you Barb, and Jane and Scott and Keely and Kyle…

Kittie & Jim Lynch and family
May 13, 2014 at 5:23 pm

We will miss our wonderful neighbor, Bruce. We were so sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers to you, Barb, and your children. Rest in peace, Bruce!

Melodie and Tom
May 13, 2014 at 7:13 pm

We looked forward to visiting with Bruce at the many gatherings you hosted. He always had a warm smile and a twinkle in his eye. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

May 13, 2014 at 11:02 pm

What an amazing life and legacy. So sorry for your loss and sending love and prayers from our family to yours! Gail Knopp McGrath


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