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DANIELS, BRUCE EDWARD Longtime San Diego resident Bruce Edward Daniels died January 8, 2002. He was 42 years of age. Born August 19, 1959 in El Centro, Calif., Bruce had lived in San Diego County since 1971. He graduated from San Dieguito High School in 1978 and summa cum laude from the University of California at San Diego in 1982 where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Bruce was a member of the UCSD Alumni Association, the Navy League of the United States, San Diego Aerospace Museum, and the National World War II Memorial, of which he was a charter member. He also was an active participant and contributor to several veteran and military history organizations. He resided in Mira Mesa and was an editor with Greenhaven Press in Rancho Bernardo at the time of his death. Bruce is survived by his mother, Philida, of Encinitas; a brother, Richard, of Escondido; as well as his sister-in-law Kathy, of Escondido, and two nephews; Robert of San Diego and Michael of Escondido. A Memorial Celebration of Bruce’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 21 at Allen Brothers Mortuary 435 N. Twin Oaks Road in San Marcos. Interment in planned at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made in Bruce’s name either to a favorite charity or to the National World War II Memorial.
—San Diego Union-Tribune, published January 16, 2002
Ivan K. Roberts, 49 ESCONDIDO — Ivan Keith Roberts was born on July 16, 1960 in London, England and emigrated as a small boy with his parents to Toronto, Canada in 1965 before settling in San Diego, California in 1967. He graduated from San Dieguito High School, Encinitas in 1978 and worked in the construction field until a work injury necessitated a change in his career focus to software engineering. Over the past twenty years, he was employed as a software quality control engineer by a number of San Diego area software companies including Intuit in addition to Microsoft in Seattle, Washington. Ivan was a popular, outgoing and friendly individual always ready to give a helping hand to others. His greatest interests outside of work were customizing his Harley-Davidson motorcycles, his beloved Australian Shepherd dogs and home-improvement projects. He lived in Escondido and passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at the age of 49. Ivan is survived by his parents, Peter and Joan Roberts; and his brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Jeanette Roberts, all of Fallbrook. Ivan was cremated and will be sorely missed by his immediate family as well as his many extended family members remaining in England.
Joseph Garth Thornton
8 Mar 1960 – 25 Jan 2000
Notice of death submitted by classmate.