Bruce Allen Wilcox
1949 - 2014
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Bruce Allen Wilcox

Bruce Allen Wilcox age 65 of Bothell, passed away peacefully at home on August 8, 2014 due to the complications of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

Bruce was born in Seattle on May 19, 1949 to Harold J. and Mardelle A. Wilcox. Bruce grew up in Richmond Beach and graduated from Shoreline High School in 1967. He enlisted in the Navy and served several years in Rota, Spain and at Whidbey Island in the Naval Reserve. In 1977 he started his company Wilcox Contracting running a successful drywall business for 36 years.

In 1985 he married his wife Wendy and together they lived in Bothell raising two sons Brett and Eric. Bruce was an active member of the Bothell community coaching in both N. Bothell LL Baseball and Bothell Cougar Jr. Football programs. As a Boy Scout himself, he also was a Scout leader for both sons. Bruce loved the outdoors especially hunting, fishing, camping and snow skiing. He was a PSIA certified ski instructor at Stevens Pass. Bruce always said that working with kids would keep him young.

Bruce is survived by his wife of 29 years, Wendy; his two sons, Brett A. and Eric J. Wilcox; his mother Mardelle Wilcox; brother Marc Wilcox; sister Maureen (Paul) Hanson; in-laws Wally and Elsie Hageman; Kathy (Cory) Edmondson; Terry Hageman; Dean (Kathy) Hageman and numerous nieces and nephews. Bruce was preceded in death by his father Harold Wilcox.

Bruce made friends easily and was a great friend to many, always willing to lend a helping hand. His kind hearted spirit will remain forever in our hearts.

A Celebration of his life will be held on Wed., August 20, 2014 at 2:00pm at Richmond Beach Congregational Church, 1512 NW 195th St. in Shoreline. In lieu of flowers, Memorial gifts can be made to the EvergreenHealth Foundation, 12040 NE 128th St, MS 5, Kirkland, WA, 98034-3013.

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Published in The Seattle Times on Aug. 17, 2014.
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August 27, 2014
Wendy,Eric and Brett,
You guys are in our thoughts and prayers.
The Shoemakers and Jablinke's
August 24, 2014
Bruce was a great coach and teacher. He has made a lasting, positive impact on many lives. 'May you find peace at this time.
Eidem
August 20, 2014
Bruce had a positive impact on so many kids lives, mine included. He made a difference in so many lives. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Caron Bear
August 20, 2014
Bruce invested countless hours in so many of our sons. He made a difference!
The Moschels
August 19, 2014
Wendy, Brett & Eric,

You are all in my thoughts and prayers, cherish those wonderful memories you have and know that Bruce was such a joy to know and to have dealt with over the years. God Bless
Donna Duncan
August 19, 2014
Bruce was a great neighbor always ready to help. Bothell will miss his volunteering!
Thank you Bruce!
David Shogren
August 17, 2014
Bruce will be in our memories as one of the kindest men we have been privileged to know! Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Stan, Mindy and Kyle Walderhaug
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