Munro, R. Bruce
R. Bruce Munro was born Aug. 29, 1926, in New Haven, Conn., and died Dec. 7, 2004, in Roseville, Calif., at 78 years old. Munro was a longtime educator. His distinguished career began as an eighth-grade teacher and vice principal in San Jacinto, Calif., and included his working as the assistant superintendent and principal of Orland High School from 1963 to 1970. He then served as the superintendent of Tahoe Truckee Unified School District for 13 years. He ended his career as a consultant for School Services of Sacramento for seven years. A longtime member of the Masonic Lodge, Ben Ali and Scotish Rite of Oakland, he was also a athletic director and football and track coach for many years.He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Ann Munro of Roseville; his daughter Terri Houchins of Red Bluff, Calif.; his son Steve Munro and his wife, Deena, of Tahoe City; grandchildren Lori Dietz, Todd Newman, Garrett Houchins, Kristine Houchins, Calli Munto, Ryan Houchins, and Craig Munro; his sister Dawn Bullock or Big Bear Lake, Calif., and his brother Duane Munro of La Puente, Calif., and many loving family members and friends. A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 18 at Lambert Funeral Home Chapel in Roseville.
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