In Loving Memory of

Bruce "Rocket Man" Fulford

1949 - 2020

Obituary of Bruce "Rocket Man" Fulford

Bruce, of Vineland, Ontario, passed away on June 11, 2020 at 70 years young. He is remembered by his wife of 44 years, Luci, his nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, brother-in-law, Sig, and sister-in-law, Linda. Bruce is predeceased by his brothers Paul and Kent.

Bruce was forever a kid at heart. He had many passions in his love for life, some of which included motorcycles, fast cars, and rockets. His love for rockets would help create memories such as our family visits to his sister-in-law’s home by Lake St. George, where he would go to the end of the dock and set them off (while everyone ducked and ran for cover!), earning him the nickname “rocket man”. He was an avid follower of Elon Musk and the recent SpaceX’s launch. Bruce loved lobster, being noted as once eating a 6 pound one all to himself at a family gathering. If it wasn’t lobster, he also enjoyed cashews which became a frequent stocking stuffer for him. Bruce loved to travel, visiting Italy, Australia and Florida many times. He spent many years working at the wood treatment plant, Trent Timber Treating. He had a great sense of humour and would occasionally moon his friends to try and crack them up! Bruce loved life and went through it always smiling, he will be missed by all who knew him. Only shooting stars break the mould.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice Niagara and the Walker Family Cancer Centre for their care and compassion while Bruce was there. Essentials Cremation and Burial Services, (905 354 2133) has been entrusted with arrangements. For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be shared on Bruce’s tribute page at

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Elaine Duffy
2 years ago

Even asvhe faced his illness, Bruce maintained a lively and insightful interest in world news, electric vehicles, and Chinese food. His dignity and friendship were especially appreciated by Ron for whom he was a treasured buddy.

Kathy & Steven Thompson
2 years ago

Sorry to hear of your loss Luci. I will always remember good times especially Ram/Trent Christmas Parties. Brings back smiles

Valerie Luttrell
2 years ago

So sorry for your loss. So many good memories of Bruce from our Ram Forest/Trent Timber Days.

Daphne Allison
2 years ago

Sorry for your lost Luci. Rest in peace Bruce,you will be missed !

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Dawn, Dave Budzinsky
2 years ago

We were so sorry to hear about Bruce, our thoughts are with you.
Dawn, Dave and Chase

Carol Warnica
2 years ago

Bruce loved you unconditionally. It was your love & devotion that kept him smiling and determined to live a full life even after his life changing accident.
Rest In Peace dear, sweet man.

2 years ago

Bruce, you were truly a wonderful man. I am so glad that I got to spend last days of your life by providing the care you deserve. You made me laugh every single day. Rest In Peace, smile with angels

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2 years ago

We will truly miss Bruce at our office. As you know Luci he always made me laugh! You two were a wonderful couple together. He always made me smile and brightened the day. Will miss our coffees. 🙂

Barbara Blodgett
2 years ago

Luci, I am sorry for your loss. Bruce was a very generous and thoughtfull man. He was always bringing flowers into the office for Nancy and myself. Glad I kept in touch with both of you over the years

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Joanne & Bob Spironello
2 years ago

Luci, Bob and I were saddened to hear of Bruce’s passing…I’ll always remember his kindness to our dog Izzy…and his stories! May he rest in peace and fun!

Mick and Jane Chudzik
2 years ago

We got to know Bruce through the Y. Exercising wasn’t the important part – coffee and conversation was. Bruce included everyone, and Luci would patiently wait through one more story. We will miss you

Anne, Doug & family
2 years ago

Brucie, you will be missed. You were the fun guy, the guy with the toys! Our kids loved visiting “their” friend Bruce! Thanks for allowing us to come along for the ride!

Lynn and a Richard Culp, Vineland
2 years ago

We are so sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. We enjoyed visiting with him.
Our Deepest Sympathy.
Lynn and Richard Culp

Dave and Elaine Digweed Vineland
2 years ago

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you Luci and Family. We really enjoyed getting know Bruce via Shiela’s Diner,God Bless,to all
Dave and Elaine Digweed



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