Bruce LaVern McGuire
June 2, 1930 - Jan. 12, 2022
Last updated 1/27/2022 at 7:15am
Bruce LaVern McGuire, 91, passed away peacefully in Walla Walla, Wash. on Jan. 12, 2022. He was an icon, a hero, a North Star, and a mentor. To his grandchildren he was Paul Bunyan, Big Fish, leader of wilderness expeditions, and a wise and profound teacher.
He greeted family and friends with a huge smile, a hearty laugh and a strong hug. To everyone who knew him, he was an honest man with extraordinary integrity and character. He was a big man with an even bigger heart.
Bruce was born in Weiser, Idaho, on June 2, 1930 to the late William and Henrietta McGuire. He grew up in La Grande, Ore....