SWANTON — Bruce Dale Benjamin, a lifelong area resident passed away, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Northwestern Medical Center with his family at his side.

Born in Franklin on Dec. 6, 1934, he was the son of the late Newell and Charlene (Scott) Benjamin. Bruce was 79 years old.

To read the complete obituary, see page 5A in Tuesday’s edition of the St. Albans Messenger, or subscribe to our digital edition.