Howard’s Story

Site created on July 21, 2018

Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. Howard is light. People want to hang with him just so some of his light transfers to them. He's the laugh track to our tribe, the all-time champion of '
'quote-of-the-day' and we love him, hard.
Howard has aggressive lung cancer, terrible insurance, a career where if he can't work, he doesn't get paid and they need our help.
Please give to/share this 'go fund me' account today for his formerly two income family. There is a link under 'ways to help' and if you have problems, try here:
Anything you can do will make a huge difference. 
We cannot will someone better, but love and prayers and giving back a little of Howard's light to his family is just....

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Journal entry by jennifer puryear

Many of you know that on August 3, 2018, we lost our precious Howard. 

Thank you for those of you continuing to support and help relieve the burden Susan, Nick and Ryan face. Sharing your funny stories, helping financially and offering prayers, love and sympathy mean more than you know. Because of the dozens of years of memories at Puryear Ranch, the family decided to have a Celebration of Life for Howard Ray Bruner on August 25, 2018 at the place the family came to relax, laugh and be together. All are welcome, so please save the date, make arrangements and come help us celebrate. 

If you haven't already, please share your favorite Howard story (or funny quote) here or on FaceBook.

Celebration of Howard Bruner's Life
August 25, 2018
Puryear Ranch
10500 Crumley Ranch Road
Austin, TX 78738
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