Bruce Edward Dayton, of Gainesville, Florida and formerly a resident of Uniontown, passed away
peacefully on December 20, 2009, at University of Florida's, Shands Medical Center.
Born on November 17, 1953, in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Roy F. Dayton,
Uniontown, and Mary Lou Dayton, Summerville, SC.
Bruce graduated from Laurel Highlands High School and attended California State University. He
worked for Roy F. Dayton Insurance, Combined Insurance, American General, and Nationwide
He is survived by his sons, Specialist Jesse L. Dayton, currently deployed in Iraq, and Brennen L.
Dayton, of St. Petersburg, Florida, a brother, Bryan H. Dayton, and his wife, Mary, of Ann
Arbor, MI, ister, Brenda D. Lewellyn and her husband, Charles Lewellyn, of Summerville, SC,
nephews, Matthew, Jonathan, and Patrick, and neice, Moira, great nephew, Dayton, and special
companion, Mary Patterson.
Bruce had a love for music and was a musician and sound technician, building and running his own
studio. He had been a member of Crossroads, Me & The Boys, and ran sound for many local
bands including Highlife and the Vogues. He loved riding his motorcycle, fishing in his boat,
camping, and most importantly, spending time with his sons.
Memorials can be made to the Northern Florida Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymph-oma
Society, Jacksonville, FL. (800.868.0072)
A memorial will be planned at a future date.