Robert F. Bruun
{ "" }
Share
Share Robert's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Robert F. Bruun SOLANA BEACH -- Long time resident and owner of Baker Iron Works lost his 19 day battle to cancer on Friday, November 19, 2010. He was a 1959 graduate of San Dieguito High School and a Charter member of "The Juggs" Car Club in Del Mar, along with many youth sports over the years, and the Encinitas Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Susie Bruun; daughter, Bonnie Susan Corbin; son, John Robert Bruun; grandchildren, Brock Bruun, Daniel Corbin, and Katharine Bruun; and sisters, Suie Williams of Park City, and Nancy Knapp of San Diego. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Sunday, November 28, at the Encinitas Elks Lodge, # 2243 in Encinitas. Sign the Guest Book online obits.nctimes.com


To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in North County Times on Nov. 24, 2010.
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
View Printed Guest Book
23 entries
November 18, 2020
Bobby was a good friend. I remember him "lowering" my 55 Plymouth in high school. Mom was not happy as she participated in a car pool. RIP Bobby, Prayers to the family.
Steve Marvin
Friend
December 24, 2010
Peace be with you Bobby Bruun and with all your family. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Being an East coast Bruun, I have always been sorry that we did not have more time together. But know that I treasure the memories of the times we did share.
Cousin Midge Buck Marable
December 22, 2010
Susie, I remember hanging out at the iron works as a kid, when grandpa lived in the little house. Bobby was always wonderful to me. I wish you all the best in this difficult time.
Karin Fischer Boyd
December 22, 2010
Hi Susie - I am so sorry to hear about Bobbie and send my thoughts and prayers to you and your family. I had always hoped to come back to Solana Beach and visit him at the Iron Works. We all wish you well.
Douglas Fischer
December 20, 2010
Susie: My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Robert will be missed. --Kirk Wenger.
December 8, 2010
Dear Susie and family,
I am sorry for your great loss. I know what you are going through. I also lost my oldest daughter this year. There isn't one day that I don't think of her. The pain is always there. He was one great man. He never showed that he was in any pain.He will be missed for he was part of Eden Gardens. Everybody knew him. We use to pass each other almost every day. The Colonia will miss him alot. Friend Alice Granados
December 6, 2010
Susie and family,
We were so shocked to just hear of Robert's passing. I have missed the sound of his pick up truck starting up in the morning these last few weeks and wondered. Today I found out the reason why and will miss the sound of that truck every morning.
Gayle and Mark Wells, Nardo Ave. neighbors
Gayle Wells
December 6, 2010
Susie and family,
We just heard about the passing of Robert and are so very sorry for your loss. I loved hearing his pickup truck fire up every morning and will miss that sound.
Gayle and Mark Wells, Nardo Ave. neighbors
November 30, 2010
Our hearts go out to you at this time and in the days ahead.
Kip, Loretta, Greta,and Eden Boatcher
November 28, 2010
Susie and family: We are very sorry for you loss...Robert was like a father to me and I have to say, I am really going to miss him. We will all miss seeing him at the SBLL games. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wally, Dave, Robert, Alex, Julian, Joe and Natalee
Walter Oliver
November 28, 2010
A Memory

Just hearing the name, Bobby, makes me smell the sage brush in the
summer simmer of Del Mar back hills.. The "boonies". There's little
of that brush left, the canyons filled in and the hills cut down.
Where have all of the coyotes, rattlesnakes and rabbits gone? I can hear and chase them in my mind still.
Bobby, brings back the hot
energy of the early morning sunshine chasing away the coastal fogbank.
The smell of engine oil and baking earth wraps his memory. His eyes
twinkle with amusement and patience. He's just a boy and I never knew
the husband, father and the man he became. But, I'll always remember
the beautiful boy, the open hills and the blue, blue sky that was Bobby.

Gail Mackenzie
November 27, 2010
Susie, Suie, Nancy & Families,
We are truly saddened by the news of Bob's passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Burke & Judy Fuller
November 27, 2010
Susie and family. I wish to extend my sincere condolences. Bob was a great guy. I remember Bob lowering my 55 plymouth then I took it home and my mom had to take it to work with her car pool! Remember the good times and cast away the bad till we all meet again.
Steve Marvin, Class of '60
November 26, 2010
Susie and Suie,
My heart felt sympathy to you and your family.
Love Patsy Faulk Anderson
Patsy Faulk
November 26, 2010
Our deepest, heartfelt condolences to John and all his family during this difficult time. Norman and Martha Lefkovits
November 26, 2010
Sorry to hear about your lost. Bob, was one year ahead of me in High School and I always thought he was soft-spoken and a Gentleman. I will never forgot how the car clubs (Juggs) (Vacabonds) would always park on the lot next to the high school early in the morning before school. I rode the school bus and would look out and see all the guys with their own cars and I did not have one. I truly looked up to those guys and Bob was one of the leaders of the group. (Great Memories) Boydd Galland
Boydd Galland
November 26, 2010
Susie to you and your family ,so sorry to hear about Bobby's passing it was a shock to Ralph and myself as we had just seen him at the dinner for class of 59 held at Tonys he looked good and happy glad we went. He will be remembered in our prayers as well as you and your family.
God bless you all,
Cleo(Sandoval) and Ralph Aguilar
November 25, 2010
Bruun Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Bruun was always there for us kids in the neighborhood. He will be missed.
Our prayers are with you at this time.
All my love .
Robyn Burton
Robyn Burton
November 24, 2010
Our thoughts are with you. The Meuniers
November 24, 2010
Susie and Family,
Jennifer and I are very sad to hear of the passing of Bob.Please know that our prayers are with all of you. Mark and jennifer Hicks
November 24, 2010
Our heartfelt sympathies and love.
Pete and Georg'Ann Fletcher
November 24, 2010
Susie and Family ... we are so saddened to hear of Robert's passing. We are so grateful now that we all had dinner together while we were in town in October. What a great evening that was! Our prayers are with all of you. Know that we share your grief. You and Robert have been such true and faithful friends for so many years. We are blessed to be a small part of your lives. Love, Frank and Linda Chambliss
November 24, 2010
Susie and Family,were so sorry to hear about Bob, our prayers are with all of you,, Armida Castillo Worsham and family
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences