Cavaliers Remember Bruce Tietgen

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With great sadness for all Cavaliers and the entire Cavalier family, we share news that Bruce Tietgen passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012, after battling a long illness.

Bruce’s history with The Cavaliers began as a tenor drummer in 1954 and after marching snare for 1955 & 1956 he became drum major in 1957 through 1960. Bruce had a unique style that led The Cavaliers to our first VFW National Championship in 1957 and our second in 1959. After aging out of the corps Bruce returned to assist Don Warren in management, eventually becoming the Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors well into the 1970s.

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Posted by on Monday, July 16th, 2012. Filed under Current News, DCI World.