Calvin was raised in Farmington, MN, where he attended Farmington Public School, until his family moved to St. Paul, MN. Calvin graduated from Mechanic Arts High School, and he lived most of his adult life in St. Paul. Calvin moved to Tampa, Florida in 2013. He passed away peacefully and is preceded in death by his parents; Branch K. and Earmel M. Bruce, Daughter; Tany Erickso, Sisters; Barbara Winn and Mary ( Edie) Bruce, 1st wife; Kristine M. Bruce. Survived by wife; Patricia A. Bruce, Daughters; Ginger Bruce, Lisa Caraway, Erika (Shawn) Wingo, Dana Zerahan, Shantae ( Montray) Perry- Chester, and Renee Bruce, Son; Calvin bruce, Jr. Sisters; Earmel Jean Tatum and Bernadette (Joseph) Johnson. Also survived by a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and many good friends, and will be missed by all.