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Bruce Roland Marshall

West Point, 1965

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Denny Coll '65 on April 30, 2021:

Bruce, I am wondering what will happen now to that magic, triangular Emergency Use box that you strapped to the back of my bike on our infamous 350 mile, Class of '65 bicycle trek from D.C.to Pittsburgh a few years ago. You know, the one with 3 buttons, one of which was protected by a flip-up cover.

I think one button dialed 911, one called for an ambulance and the flip-up one called in a helicopter EMT team. You were afraid that because I could not keep up with you guys, I'd get lost or hurt. The triangular box also let my kids track me on GPS, which they liked.

That was but one of many neat things I learned about you as we became reacquainted after the bike trek. We also found that you and Jane were chock full of surprises (hiking all the tallest peaks in every state, etc).

You taught me how to enjoy our "last quarter" to the fullest. I'll always remember you for that!

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jane and your family.

Rest well, my friend, as we "grip hands and salute you"

Denny Coll '65
Strength & Drive

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