Teh-Hong Hsu (Bruce) was a beloved brother and uncle who passed away in Torrance, California at Torrance Memorial Hospital on January 29, 2008 at the age of 73, due to an acute illness related to his cancer. Bruce had cancer for the past 20 years, but the cancer was in remission or developed quite slowly during this time, so he was able to carry out a normal life, except for the last year of his life. Bruce bravely fought his cancer during this last year, and he will be remembered for his tenacity in attempting to fulfill his final goals in life before he passed away. Bruce was born in Kiangsu, China in 1934. Bruce attended college, graduated, and then went on to graduate studies in which he earned a Master's Degree in Engineering. Bruce worked as an engineer at private firms and then settled down as a Federal Government employee located in Arizona, where he worked for many years until his retirement. Bruce's favorite pastime was to play the games at Las Vegas and Laughlin, where he amassed considerable winnings over the years. Upon his retirement, he purchased a very nice 2400 square foot ranch house in Las Vegas in a new part of town. This house was very roomy for a bachelor. Bruce was very happy in Las Vegas and encouraged relatives to come visit and stay at his new house for vacation. Bruce was a wonderful tour guide for the sights, sounds, and action on the Vegas Strip. Bruce was also a very able tour guide for showing off the surrounding tourist traps, such as the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. Bruce was never married and did not have any children, and his relatives will always speak of him as "a strongly independent spirit." He is survived by three brothers and a sister and by three nephews and four nieces. All of these close relatives will truly miss him. A memorial service will be held at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach at 11:00 AM on February 9, 2008.

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  1. We will greatly miss Uncle Bruce. We are so grateful that we were able to visit him one last time and let our children get to know him. I will never forget how graciously Bruce insisted on taking us around town even while he was so physically tired, and how happy our boys were playing with him. Our boys will cherish the memories they shared with him and were saddened to hear of his passing. We share our deepest sympathies with the family. May God bless him with grace and comfort the family in this time of loss. With much love, Daniel, Lilly (Hsiao-Yun), Matthew and Tyler

  2. Some of my earliest memories were of €œUncle Bruce€ and his visits to our home and our trips to his home in Arizona. Looking back, it€™s hard to talk about my childhood without mentioning Teh-Hong€™s influence. I remember how he was always so happy to see my sister and myself. He was very generous with his time and he simply loved to make us smile and laugh. As we grew older, no trip to Laughlin or Las Vegas was ever complete without Uncle Bruce being there. I distinctly recall how empty and strange it felt the few times we visited without him. It€™s hard to imagine him not there, eager to show us a good time. He will be sorely missed.

  3. When we think of Uncle Bruce, we will always remember how faithful he was to visit and spend time with us. One of our happiest memories of him was soon after our son Seth Jr. was born. He had come to visit again, and he held Seth Jr. in his arms and would not put him down. To see him with so much love and care towards our son was such a precious and priceless moment. This was just a reflection of who he was: a loving, generous person who brought joy to us all. He will be greatly missed, but he will never be forgotten. All our love, Seth, Dorothy (Hsu Hsiao-Chien), Madeleine, and Seth Jr. Neider

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