|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1939|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2009|
Mr. Bruce Biddison, 70, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Whippany, passed away at his Pennsylvania home in Towanda, surrounded by loved ones, on July 29, 2009. Funeral services will be held at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham, on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m., with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. The cremation is private. Bruce is remembered by family and friends as a loving father and the most loyal of friends. Bruce was born in 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, the only son of Norbert and Julia Biddison. He graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in 1961 with a degree in secondary education. Bruce was in education for 36 years. He taught elementary school, health, physical education and driver education at North Ridgeville High in Ohio. He also coached JV basketball and was athletic director. In 1969, he received a master 's degree in education from the University of Akron. He was assistant principal for three years and then became a principal in Newcomers-town, Ohio. Bruce was married to Diane Drake in 1962. They had three children, Scott, Wendy and Dawn. In 1972, he moved to Florham Park, N.J., and worked as assistant principal at Parsippany High School for 27 years. He retired in 1999. In 1987, Bruce married Daryl Tait and lived in Whippany. Bruce and Daryl moved to Florida in 2002 and spent the summer and fall in Towanda, Pa., on 58 acres. They spent many wonderful years together until her passing in 2007. Bruce enjoyed the outdoors and wildlife, caring for his property, bird watching, hunting and golfing. He is survived by his son, Scott; and daughters, Dawn and Wendy and her husband, Sean VanHorn; stepson Alex and his wife, Michelle; grandsons, Brian and Branden; and by his stepdaughter, Wendy, her fiance, Chris Richards, and their daughter, Caitlin.
Published in Star-Ledger on 8/2/2009
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: John Smolarek
Record added: Jul 05, 2012
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