Bruce Dwayne Martin
October 23, 2023
In Loving Memory
Bruce Dwayne Martin
Bruce Dwayne Martin of Kamloops, BC passed away suddenly and peacefully on October 23rd, 2023, at the age of 73, after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Marcelle La Hue. Children: Melissa Martin, Jeremy Borho, Jackie Borho, Rachel Borho, Jill Borho. Grandchildren: Mackenzie Martin, Deegan Morrison, Mattison Borho. Adoptive Grandchild: Lyssa Bowden. Sisters: Daryl Marie Pittman, Donnalee Lampson, Sherry Martin (Dave Broadaway) Sister-in-law: Shannon Martin. And many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He is predeceased by his father, Jack Martin; his mother, June Martin; his younger brother, Kenneth Martin.
Bruce was born in Porcupine Plain, SK March 1st, 1950. He attended the University of Saskatchewan where he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree. Bruce articled with Price Waterhouse in Calgary, AB where he obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1975. He was Chartered Accountant as both an employee and partner in Pincher Creek, AB, Camrose, AB and Port Alberni, BC. In 1990 he bought an accounting practice in Kamloops, BC, expanded north to Clearwater and in later years to Fort St John. In 2016 Bruce merged his practice with the national accounting firm MNP. He officially retired in December 2018.
Bruce had many passions in life. He enjoyed his time spent as a member of various community organisations sitting as a board member for some, most recently the Valleyview Community Association. He also enjoyed time spent tending to his garden or decorating for the next holiday. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Bruce will be remembered for his professionalism, work ethic, sense of humour, loving nature, laugh, kindness, warm smile, and baby blue eyes.
Bruce’s celebration of life will be held at Thompson Rivers University Campus Activity Centre in the Terrace room at 2 pm Sunday, November 12th, 2023.
We miss you Papa, love from all of us!
Arrangements entrusted to
Cypress Funeral & Cremation Services 250-554-2324
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