Bruce Raymond Stotts was born on August 2, 1937 in a farm house in Hamilton County Iowa to Bruce
Clifford Stotts and Nellie Pauline Manke, Bruce graduated from Lincoln high school in Webster City
Iowa. He attended Webster city junior college for one year and then joined the Air Force where he did
his basic training at Lackland Air Force base in Texas and then trained at Lowry Air Force Base for
schooling, there he worked on radar equipment for F 102’s, he was also stationed at Richard Gabor Air
Force base in Kansas City,MO.The last sixteen months Bruce was stationed in Bitburg Air Force Base in
Germany.In 1963 Bruce joined the Peace Corps and served in Narino,Colombia S.A. for 2 years where he built
schools and water systems in rural areas.
In 1966 Bruce married Barbara Siani in Colorado, they had two children, Deborah Grennell and Bruce C.
Stotts. Bruce graduated from Iowa State University in 1968 with a degree in electrical engineering. He
worked at Collins radio which later became Rockwell International. He worked as a telecommunication
engineer and then as a manager in their switching systems division.
Bruce retired in 1994 and moved to Colorado for the remainder of his life with his wife
Barbara ,he is also survived by his children, Deborah and Bruce and seven grandchildren and one
great- grandson, a sister Barbara Moats, and a brother Dennis Stotts.