ELFENBEINDR. I. BRUCE
Age 79, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, February 12, 2017. Bruce received his undergradu-ate degree at Yale University, graduated from Yale Medical School, did his residency at Johns Hopkins and was a professor of Pathology at Temple University Hospital and Cooper University Hospital. He was an avid cyclist and a competitive squash player.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Christine Bastl; children, Randy (Carolee Marano), Elizabeth (Peter Blatchford), Michael, and Rachel (Nathaniel Mahlberg); grandchildren, Olivia, Laurel, Georgia, Max, Ian, Sam, and Alma; and brother, Gerald, M.D. He is predeceased by his daughter in-law, Debbie Preg.
Funeral Service, at 12 Noon, Wednesday, February 15th, at WEST LAUREL HILL FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd.
A greeting period will begin 1 hour prior to the Service. Interment will immediately follow at West Laurel Hill Cem. Shiva will be observed at the late residence, Wednesday after the Burial and Thursday from 5 to 9 P.M., with the evening Service beginning at 7 P.M. both nights. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society