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Obituary for Bruce Allan Dean

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Bruce Allan Dean

June 30, 1957 - May 13, 2013

Bruce Allan Dean, 55 of West Wendover, NV passed away May 13, 2013 in Roy, UT. He was born June 30, 1957 to William A. Dean and Velma Fagan Kunz in Madison, WI. He was a graduate of Davis High School and Weber State University. He married Cindie Perkins May 16, 1980 in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.Bruce devoted his life to his family. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in multiple church callings, including a full time mission in the Lansing Dearborn, Michigan Mission. He worked as a controller throughout northern Nevada in the gaming industry. He found enjoyment in building and maintaining his 340 gallon fish aquarium. He enjoyed tying flies, reading, cooking, fishing, hunting, gardening and spoiling all his grandchildren. He fought valiantly against his disease and he will be greatly missed by his family.Bruce is survived by his wife, Cindie; 4 children, Lance Allan (Dawn) Dean, Brittney Joan (Joseph) Buist, Mitchell William (Kiley) Dean, and Bruce Lee Dean; 8 grandchildren, Kyleigh, Bailyn and Trevyn Buist, Lizzie Dean, Macoy and Kynnedi Dean, Nickole and Jacob Ellison; mother, Velma Kunz; sister, Nora (Manuel) Reyes, 3 brothers, William R. (Paula) Dean, Rick (Nancy) Dean and David (Cindy) Dean.Preceded in death by his father William Allan Dean and his grandson, Colton Allan Dean.Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Leavitts Mortuary, 836 36th St., Ogden, UT. Family will greet friends from 1:00-1:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment: Leavitts Aultorest Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at



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Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm -

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403


Timeline for Bruce Allan Dean

Born: June 30, 1957
Died: May 13, 2013

Condolences for Bruce Allan Dean

Bary andf Kim Jones posted on 5/15/13

Our condolences to Cindie and family. Bruce was a courageous man who was always positive regardless of his challenges. A great example of a Christ-like person, a devoted husband and father. It was a pleasure to know and work with Bruce.


Kathy Spillman Richey posted on 5/15/13

Cindie and family,I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Bruce was such a great man and will be missed by all who knew him. God's blessing on all of you.


Sandy Haney posted on 5/15/13

Dear Cindie and family,Please accept my condolances. Bruce is such an inspiration of strength and courage. He is a man I truly admired.


Tony & Mary Perkins posted on 5/15/13

Cindie and family. Tony's and my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time and always. If there is anything we can do, just let us know. Bruce was a real trooper and we loved him. He will be greatly missed. Tony & Mary


Marcia Eisenach posted on 5/15/13

Hi Cindie,It has been a long long time since we have been together. My prayers and thoughts have been with you and your loved ones for some time. It is going to be hard and lonely for everyone as Bruce was always there regardless how things were going.I just wanted to say Hi and give you my condolences.Will always love you and your familyMay Bruce rest in peaceLove Marcia


Fannie Powers posted on 5/14/13

So sorry to hear about Bruce May God comfort you in yourtime of sorrow.


Sharp, Roland 7 Linda posted on 5/14/13

Cindie & Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Bruce will be missed greatly! His faith and courage made him an example for the rest of us. If you need help for anything please let us know. Much Love to all of you.Roland & Linda Sharp


Jamie (Melville) Zimmerman posted on 5/14/13

Condolences to Mr. Dean's loved ones. Our family has great memories of yours while growing up in Wendover. May God bring peace and comfort to each of you at this time.


Mary Lee posted on 5/14/13

I wish I could find a Fireside calendar that would ease the hurt. He will be missed. Love to Cindie and the kids. A friend. Mary Lee


Love Paula and Terry Mildon posted on 5/14/13

Dear Cindie and Family....I am so sorry for your loss, you all will be in my prayers and thoughts. This time is such a hard thing to go though. You know I understand...But that doesn't make it any easier. I love you so much! Rest in Peace Bruce.


Kandy Esparza posted on 5/14/13

My deepest condolences go out to the Dean family. May his soul rest in peace.


Art and Mary Jo Foster posted on 5/14/13

We wish to send our love to you. What a great example for all of us. May God comfort your soul during these times


Nannette Brenchley posted on 5/14/13

Dear Cindie and family....Paul and I's heart goes out to you. No words can be fitting enough at this time.... May our dear Lord wrap his arms around you.... and your dear children and grand children....


Lee Ann Rettagliata posted on 5/14/13

Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Bruce will be greatly missed.Lee Ann & Tony Rettagliata