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Bruce Gordon LeFevre

January 18, 1937 August 17, 2019
Bruce Gordon LeFevre
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Bruce Gordon LeFevre, 82, a longtime resident of suburban Atlanta passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019. Bruce spent a lifetime in the scientific arena having been a renowned professor on the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Additionally, he held numerous posts in various technical departments within DuPont, Bell Laboratories, AT&T and Lucent Technologies. He authored and co-authored more than 30 technical publications on fiber optic component design, testing, reliability and standards. He also served as Chairman of the International Committee for Fiber Optics Standards. Bruce prepared for his illustrious career by earning a BS Degree in Engineering from The Colorado School of Mines and a PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Florida.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents Archie and Mabel LeFevre and brother Billy (Mike) LeFevre. He is survived by his wife Sandra Dunn; sons Brett LeFevre and Chris LeFevre and his wife Pam; daughter Cecily Kovatch and her husband Alan; brother Ross LeFevre and his wife Connie: grandchildren Christopher Kovatch, Blake Kovatch, Courtney LeFevre, Allison Tuggle and Abbey Whitley; and nieces Terri Lamb, Tammi LeFevre and nephew Brad LeFevre.

Bruce and his wife Sandy enjoyed 27 wonderful years together, working, playing, traveling, laughing and loving. Bruce had a variety of interests. He loved playing his guitar and singing and he had a talent for art illustration. He was an avid golfer and sports fan of golf, boxing and track & field. He loved to fish, and he was also an accomplished cook.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11am in the Peachtree Corners Chapel of Crowell Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Bruce’s memory to the Longleaf Hospice Foundation,

On-line condolences may be expressed at Arrangements entrusted to Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory, 5051 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Peachtree Corners, Georgia 30092. (770) 448 - 5757

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11:00 AM 8/31/2019 11:00:00 AM
Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners

5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Crowell Brothers - Peachtree Corners
5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners 30092 GA
United States

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Longleaf Hospice Foundation

2310 Parklake Drive NE

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