Bruce Bowman Alexander

May 5, 1938 - Aug 24, 2015


Bruce was born in St. Louis on May 5, 1938 to Bruce and Helen Alexander. He passed away in Sacramento on August 24, 2015, due to complications of Alzheimer’s. Bruce graduated from UC Berkeley in 1960, and settled in Riverside, California where he met and married his wife of 51 years, Bonnie (Cornett). They welcomed a daughter, Sandra, in 1967, and later moved to Sacramento, where Bruce graduated from UOP, McGeorge School of Law and started his law practice. Bruce will be greatly missed by Bonnie; his daughter and son-in-law Sandra and Ralph Nevis; his grandchildren Sophie, Ryan, and Daniel; his brother and sister-in-law David and Jean Alexander; sister-in-law Beverly Alexander; niece Michele Lundstedt (Bob); and nephews Kevin Alexander (Laney), Brian Alexander (Jessica), and Scott Alexander. Bruce was predeceased by his parents, and his brother Bill Alexander.
Entombment at East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento at 10:00 AM Monday, August 31, 2015, followed by a Memorial Service at Faith Presbyterian Church, 625 Florin Road in Sacramento at 11:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Mercy Hospice, or Faith Presbyterian Church.
Funeral arrangements by East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary 916-732-2031.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624


  • Elizabeth Meyer says:

    Bonnie, Sandra, Ralph, Ryan, Danny and Sophie, Our prayers are with you in this time of loss. Bruce was a dear friend and he will be missed. The last year has been difficult for you all and we are so thankful that Bruce is now at peace. With love, Frank & Elizabeth Meyer

  • Chuck Croninger says:

    Troop 2 Boy Scouts and our camping, University Jr. High band and pep band, Poly High band and our Rose Parade marches, our gangs summer fishing trip to the Walker River. A well stocked memory following Bruce around. All good.

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