Former Enumclaw resident Bruce Allen Cromoga died Dec. 6, 2010, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was 61.
He was born May 10, 1949, in Auburn to Johnnie and Thelma (Landskov) Cromoga. His childhood was spent in Enumclaw where he graduated from high school with the class of 1967. He worked briefly for Boeing prior to spending four years in the U.S. Air Force, where he attained the rank of sergeant in the 62nd Military Airlift Wing. Following the military, he returned to Boeing, where he completed a five-year apprenticeship. He was a tool and die maker lead until he retired after 37 years on Aug. 31, 2004. After retiring, he was able to take his love of fishing more seriously.
He is survived by wife Shari of their home in Milton, Wash; daughter Natasha Cromoga of Portland, Ore.; brother Larry Cromoga of Hutchins, Texas; stepsons Glenn Pease and Rick Pease and wife Jeni; and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents.