Web posted November 28, 2004


F. Bruce Steadman

He was born June 26, 1948, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University and his graduate degree at the University of Utah. He worked as a social worker, carpenter, fisherman, writer, and volunteer fire fighter.

He was a hunter, outdoor man extraordinaire, skier and softball player. He wrote "Humpback Island," and founded Gusto Building Supply in Gustavus. He was a singer and a two-stepper. He also was a founding member of the Gustavus Emergency Response.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Perry of Cooper City, Fla.; father, F. Moedl Steadman; brothers, Kent, Stan, Dave, Randy and Lee Steadman; children, McLean Steadman of Gustavus and Emily Steadman of Corvallis, Ore.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 29, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway in Juneau. A potluck will follow at 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 29, at the Plant People Warehouse off Willoughby Avenue in downtown Juneau.

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