April 11, 1923 - March 4, 2012
Bruce Wesley Miller, son of Stephen Carl Miller, Sr. originally of Illinois, and Irma Amanda Bruce originally of Pennsylvania, was born in Los Angeles. Bruce's earliest years were spent with his mother, father, and older brother, Stephen Carl Miller, Jr., in Independence, CA. It was there that both boys had their introduction to the great outdoors and the car and tool businesses. The family relocated to LA where Bruce spent much of his time on his grandparents' farm in Torrance. On this farm and in the backyard of his family home, Bruce honed his love of farming and animal husbandry. Bruce worked in the family tool business while attending Poly High School. At Poly, Bruce was a member of the track team and ASB president. After graduating, Bruce attended USC where he ran track. He was chosen to participate in the '44
Bruce was predeceased by his son Wes and his wife Shirley. He is survived by his brother Carl and Carl's wife Karolyn; his daughter Barbara and her husband George Hiller; his three grandchildren David, Brian and Lisa; his nephew Steve Miller; his niece Leslie Parodi and her husband Don; and his niece Lori Bath and her husband Dan and their three children Danielle, Michelle, and Kellie.