Bruce was born and raised in Stamford. He was a graduate of St. Lukes School, Colgate University and received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Bruce was an owner of Syl-May Drugs, a family run pharmacy in Stamford for over 75 years. He was a life-long member of Congregation Agudath Shalom and a member of Rockrimmon Country Club for over 60 years. Bruce loved his family, traveling, and ballroom dancing. Bruce married Brenda Gochberg, of Stamford, whom he met as a teenager. They were married for over 58 years. He is survived by his wife Brenda, brother Edward Smith (Edith Samers) and his three children Melissa Smith (David Heller), Greg Smith (Amanda Lipitz) and Ruth Smith (Tim Meehan), along with his seven grandchildren: Alexa and Jessica Heller; Charlie Jane, Eliza and Asher Bennett Smith; Wren and June Meehan.
The family requests donations be made in memory of Bruce M. Smith to Congregation Agudath Sholom or United Jewish Federation of Stamford. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomas M Gallagher Funeral Home. For more information, please visit www.gallagherfuneralhome.com