Walter G. Bruska

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“I first met Walt at the Cornell club of Vermont gathering at his family place on the lake. We would also meet up at the Dartmouth games in November....Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Bob Weggler - Northfield, VT

“We thank you, Grandpa Walt, for stepping up and being the father figure the William's family needed. You married a beautiful soul in 1978, my dear...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Erin Capobianco - Swanzey, NH

“Walter was always a great representative for Cornell University, and at alumni gatherings we always had a nice chat regarding our respective...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Meredith Breiland - Milton, VT

“Sorry for your loss. Walt was one of a kind. He cared about everyone. I enjoyed visiting with him and helping him with his computer and watching his...Read More »
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7 of 24 | Posted by: Rich Gardner

“Charlotte So very sorry to hear of your Fathers passing.Thoughts and prayers for you and family at this difficult time.Your Dad touch many lives and...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Argetsinger - Ballwin, MO

“So Sorry for your loss Charlotte and your family ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Cindy Carey - Barre, VT

“Condolences to your family. May the peace of God comfort you and give you strength through this difficult time. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“I was privileged to work in the office at Champlain Valley Fair with Walter and what a pleasure it was. He was always kind, thoughtful and patient. ...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Betty Rogers - Milton, VT

12 of 24 | Posted by: Betty Rogers - Milton, VT

“What a great person was Walt Bruska. With all the accomplishments he achieved, he was still Walt, a man who was so humble, and always had a smile on...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Dave Wohlhueter - Ithaca, NY

“Charlotte:I am sorry to hear about Walt's passing. He was a great man and an outstanding Cornellian. I enjoyed the handful of times I got to speak...Read More »
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15 of 24 | Posted by: Tom MacLeod - Dayton, OH

“To Charlotte and family,I was fortunate to have met your dad on a few football occasions and always looked forward to seeing him and sharing Cornell...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Fred Devlin - Boise, ID

“Several years ago on a beautiful fall day at Schoellkopf, Walt and I were honored to be co-recipients of Cornell Football's Lifetime Achievement...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“In a world where kind and generous people make you glad, Walt was that man who made you joyous and grateful to know him. Over the span of some 65...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Martin - TRENT WOODS, NC

“On behalf of all of Walt's friends in the Cornell Football Association I want to express our condolences to his family on his passing. Walt had great...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: John Morehouse - Ossining, NY

“On behalf of all of Walt's friends in the Cornell Alumni Football Association I want to express our condolence's to his family on his passing. Walt...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: John Morehouse - Ossining, NY

“Kindest neighbor who leaves so many memories of basketball in his driveway, beautiful tulips every Spring, walk across the road steady and firm with...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Walt was one of my favorites to walk through the door when I was Town Clerk in Shelburne. We were fellow Rotarians and he always had a positive...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Colleen Haag - Shelburne, VT

“I am so sad to see this. Walter was a wonderful friend at Champlain valley exposition, always willing to give advice but understanding when i didn't...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Vicky Lilley - Rock Hill, SC

“Sending up our sympathy to Walt's family at this time. We knew him as a dedicated gardener at Long Point in North Ferrisburgh. He shared his...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Catherine & Harry Varney - Venice, FL

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Walter was born on May 31, 1925 and passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

Walter was a resident of Burlington, Vermont at the time of passing.

After graduating from Mohawk High School in 1943, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Celebration of life at the College Street Congregational at 2:00 PM on December 15, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Cornell University Athletics, 512 Campus Road, Teagle Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853; UVM Athletics, Attn: Jeff Schulman, 97 Spear Street, Burlington, VT 05405; the McClure Miller Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT 05446; Prevent Child Abuse VT, 203 Country Club Road, Montpelier, VT 05602; or the charity of your choice .