Carolyn Southcomb Bruce, age 76, of Wilmington and formerly of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.
Carolyn was born in Baltimore, the daughter of the late William and Thelma Geier Southcomb. She graduated from Catonsville High School in 1959.
Carolyn was the Business Manager at Pilot School for 30 years, retiring in 2012 and before that she was the secretary at the Wilmington Montessori School. Prior to that she held secretarial positions while living in Scotland, Puerto Rico and Hawaii, during her husband Larry’s service in the Marine Corp.
She loved music and spending time with her friends and family and most often those times were filled with laughter. She loved to smile and spending time with her granddaughter Caitlyn was always sure to bring one on.
In addition to her parents Carolyn is predeceased by her loving husband, Larry Gifford Bruce who passed away in 1995. She is Survived by her son, Ryan Bruce and his wife Kristen, and their children Caitlyn and Liam, all of Wilmington, her sister Thelma Southcomb Bowers Gundersdorff of Glen Arm, MD, niece and nephew Terri Smith and Randy Bowers and their families, all of Timonium, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.