Bruce D. Hance '50

Bruce Hance entered the Chapter Eternal on August 4, 2011 at the age 86. Born on January 12, 1925 in Freehold, New Jersey, Bruce had been a longtime resident of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

At Denison, Bruce he earned a BA degree in Business and began his career at Reynolds Metals Company, working there for 25 years. Later, in 1972, he started his own company, Bruce Hance Associates, working as a manufacturers' representative. He retired in 1992.

Bruce played football for Woody Hayes at Denison and was Consul of Mu Chapter. A lifelong supporter of Denison and Sigma Chi, he also was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Dedicated husband and father, his hobbies included fishing, football and all sports, cooking, reading, but most of all spending time with his family.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the Armor Division in Germany.

Bruce was preceeded in death by his wife of 57 years, Nancy (Ball) Hance, who died in 2009. They met while attending Denison and married November 10, 1951. Surviving are daughters, Deborah Paulick (Rodney) and Cindy Van Dusen (Tom); grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, John, Joseph, and Patrick; and sister, Virginia Becker.

All honor to his name.

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