A bright light left the world on December 12, 2017. Bruce Furnival McFarlane passed away peacefully in his 78th year after a long struggle with Alzheimer's.
Bruce was an incredibly positive and outgoing force. He had an unquenchable enthusiasm and great zest for life. His tremendous ability to treat everyone he met with respect and sincerity made people feel special.
Bruce had a life-long interest in education and was a graduate of economics from Wilfred Laurier University and had a masters degree in education from the University of Toronto. He parlayed his love of education into a 33 year career as a teacher, mentor and principal. Bruce was an avid sports fan. He grew up playing minor sports in Toronto as a youth. This translated into a fanatical passion for the Toronto Argonauts and his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs.