Bruce Lee Orton (1950 - 2018)

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October 26, 1950 - October 14, 2018

Bruce Lee Orton, aged 68, of Anchorage, AK passed away October 14, 2018.

Bruce was born on October 26, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA to Leo Everett and Margaret Helen (Murray) Orton. Bruce moved to Alaska in 1982 and he lived in Wasilla and Anchorage. He worked for Waddell and Reed from 1989-1993, Cal Worthington Ford from 1989 until 1989, Checker Cab from 2006 until 2009 and Yellow Cab most recently, all while writing 5 published novels. His family remembered, "Dad loved his children and grandchildren and was a true Alaskan homesteader and outdoorsman." Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Margaret.

He is survived by his sons, Clinton and Aaron Orton both of Eugene; daughter, Amber Fokken of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren, Caden, Maddox and Nevaeh Orton all of Eugene and Eastan Fokken of Sioux Falls, SD. A family inurnment will be held at a later date at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Eugene.

Memorial donations may be given to the Orton Family at 2851 Teal, Pl. Eugene, OR 97404.

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Anchorage, AK 99515
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Published in Eugene Register-Guard on Oct. 30, 2018