W. Bruce Clark, M.D.,   Age 90

W. Bruce Clark, M.D.

Roseville and Tucson

W. Bruce Clark, M.D.   Age 90, of Roseville and Tucson passed away peacefully, Sunday, July 14, 2019, surrounded by family.  Graduate of Macalester, UofMMedical School 1954. Ophthalmologist for the Project Mercury astronauts, taught Aerospace Medicine in the Air Force, then served his community as a well-loved St Paul ophthalmologist and  Professor at the UofM. Stellar musician, photographer, astronomer, and pilot.

He will be deeply missed by the love of his life and wife of 35 years Nancy (Davern) Clark, children (with Kay Kittleson Clark, deceased) Scott (Julie), Alan (Susan), Joel (Cindy), Eric, and Amy (Mark) Clark-Wickham, 7 grands, 4 great-grands.  As a grandson of John Clark and son of J. Gordon Clark, Bruce’s love and respect for family and Rockville history was passed to his children and grandchildren.  

Bruce’s life was much too amazing to pack into this notice, so please view entire obit online. Mass of Christian Burial Tues July 30th at 10:30am, at St Odilia’s Church, 3495 Victoria Ave N, Shoreview;  Visitation starting at 9:30 am. Luncheon to follow service. Private burial at Ft Snelling. Memorials to Lions Gift of Sight Program, Vision Loss Resources of St Paul, or The Recorder Guild . Our heartfelt thanks to Cerenity WBL, especially “our dear Liz.”