|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1998|
Dr. Romaine R.Bruns, an experimental pathologist and electron microscopist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, died 24th March, 1998, in Boston.
Born in Sheboygan and a World War II U.S.Navy veteran, Dr. Bruns attended Lakeland College and earned a D.D.S. degree from Marquette University.
He was a resident in maxillo-facial prosthetic surgery at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center of the University of Texas-Houston and an assistant professor of dentistry at the University of Texas-Houston Dental Branch. Dr.Bruns subsequently earned a Ph.D. in experimental pathology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. After postdoctoral fellowships at Rockefeller University and the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, he a research electron microscopist with the Developmental Biology Laboratory and the Cutaneous Biology Research Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital for 32 years.
Dr. Bruns was well known in the scientific community for his pioneering work on the ultrastructure of collagen fibrils and their formation.
He is survived by his wife Gail,a sister Lisette Bruns Borreson (Dr.Richard Edson Borreson), Houston,Texas and two brothers, Russel of Norfolk,VA and Franklin of Milwaukee,WI.
Burial was at the Mt.Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge,MA. A memorial service was held at the Massachusetts Geneal Hospital.
From his hometown newspaper, the Kiel Tri-County, Kiel,WI. May 25-29, 1998. Pages 4 and 5.
Henry Bruns (1891 - 1966)
Mabel Bub Bruns (1901 - 1960)
Mount Auburn Cemetery
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