Obituary: Bruce Nystrom

Bruce James Nystrom, 55, a Gardnerville resident for the past 24 years, died Nov. 8, 1999, at his residence. He was born Nov. 9, 1943, in North Hollywood, Calif., to Herbert and Jean Boston Nystrom.

He married Mary Jean on May 11, 1975, in Zephyr Cove.

Before moving to Gardnerville, he lived in Covina, Calif.

Mr. Nystrom was a technical representative for Xerox for 35 years. He was a member of the Ranchos Volunteer Fire Department for 24 years, serving as president for most of those years and as chief engineer and training officer. He was a trustee and chairman of the board of Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District. He enjoyed his family, gardening and especially growing his own grapes and making his own wine.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean, in 1996.

Among his survivors are his wife, Mary Jean (MJ), of Gardnerville; son, Eric, of Las Vegas; daughter, Melissa Salmon, of Los Alamos, N.M. and Gretchen Nystrom, of Gardnerville; two grandchildren and his father, Herbert, of Gardnerville.

No service is scheduled.

Cremation will be at Walton's Carson Sierra Crematory.

Capitol City Cremation & Burial Society is in charge of arrangements.


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