Bruce Butler, 72, beloved husband and soulmate of Eileen for 37 years, passed away suddenly on January 18 after a brief illness. He was the brother-in-law of Gail and Fred Kaye, uncle to Alyson and Dave, Jillian and Matt and great-uncle to Grayson.
Bruce was much loved, admired, and well respected by everyone he came in contact with. He was an Assistant Principal at Girls' HS, active with the Fairmount Civic Association, and President of the North American Guild of Change Ringers (bellringing). As a change ringer, he had the unique achievement of ringing in thousands of church towers and leading ringing tours on four continents.
In addition to bellringing, he was passionate about traveling, cooking, and gardening.
Donations in Bruce's memory to: https://onrealm.org/SaintMarksChurch/give/bells
Checks can be made payable to Saint Mark's Church with Bell Fund in the memo line, and mailed to Saint Mark's Church Attn: Mary Campbell 1625 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19103.
A memorial service is being planned for early Spring at St Martin's in the Fields.