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Bruce Howard Boehm of Granby, CT, beloved husband of Lorna Rae (Zapata) Boehm, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at the age of 70. Bruce was born in Bergen County, NJ to the late Gerhard and Lillian (Bursian) Boehm. He was raised in New Jersey and has been a Connecticut resident for over 35 years. He found his passion for flying as a young man and was a demonstration pilot, a commercial pilot for United Airlines and ended his forty year flying career managing a privately owned jet. Bruce was a gentleman in all aspects of his life. He was a proud member of the New York Yacht Club and the North East Grand Banks Owners Association. His was an adventurous life, he enjoyed boating, scuba diving, skiing and flying. Bruce is survived by his wife Lorna Rae; his daughter Ingrid Deems and her husband Barry of Simsbury; his brother Robert Boehm and his wife Michaele of New Hampshire; his sister Karen Kuhlman and her husband Charles of Durham, NC; and his grandchildren Caleb and Genevieve. His family will receive friends on Thursday, August 11, from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Hayes Huling & Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St. Granby. Services will be held 11:30 AM Friday, August 12, at the Granby Cemetery, North Granby Rd. In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation in Bruce's name to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St. I-91 Technical Center, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.