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Bruce Lippincott

March 29, 1924 — January 17, 2016

Bruce Grove Lippincott died peacefully January 17, 2016. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania March 29, 1924. he graduated from Cornell University in 1948. Bruce was a renowned tenor saxophone player who during his show business career played in New York City, New Orleans, San Francisco. In 1957 he gave up show business and turned to the meditative life of yoga. After a few years of travel looking for a place to settle Bruce moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. In Santa Fe he found a low key musical community. In this atmosphere he developed his work as a poet and humorist. Seeking a warmer, quieter place to live he moved to Fort Davis, Texas in the early 80's. He moved to Alpine, Texas in 1988. He is survived by his nephew Nicholas Lippincott of Medea, Pennsylvania. No memorial has been planned at Bruce's request.

Alpine Memorial Funeral home was in charge of his arrangements.

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