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Bruce Dunbar

Bruce (Robert) Dunbar, age 61, was born in San Diego, CA. He graduated from San Diego State and was a member of the San Diego State golf team. Bruce had an award-winning career in broadcast journalism being recognized with 6 Emmys, 4 Reporter of the Year awards and was a member of the prestigious NATAS Silver Circle Society. He started his career in radio and later became a news anchor and reporter in Fort Wayne, IN; Norfolk, VA; Tulsa, OK; Oklahoma City, OK and Louisville, KY. Bruce and his wife Kathy moved to Phoenix in 1995 where he worked at Fox News channel KSAZ until his retirement in July of 2009. Bruce was an avid collector of Disney Art as well as 1st edition and rare books by a variety of authors. He also loved animals and in particular his best little buddy, Mickey, their cockatiel. Bruce passed away in 2010 at the age of 61, following a courageous battle with cancer.

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