CLASS OF 2000 (1981-2003)
Obituary from The Columbian, Vancouver, WA - May 16, 2003
Cedric E. Bruns, 22, a Marine Lance Corporal, died in a humvee accident in Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom May 9, 2003. He was a member of the Marine Corps Reserves with the 6th Engineer Support Battalion from Eugene.
A 2000 Prairie High School graduate, Mr. Bruns was born April 22, 1981, in Portland.
He loved family camping trips and liked his pet duck.
Survivors include his parents, Debbie and Peter Bruns of Vancouver; one brother Nick Bruns, of Vancouver; one stepbrother, Eric Bruns of Seattle; grandparents, Donna Brown of Brewer, Maine, and Barbara and William Bruns of Bangor, Maine; and his girlfriend, Shanna Ehlers of Vancouver.
A funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at Evergreen Staples Funeral Chapel. The casket will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2003 and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.