Boenau

Boenau

Ken Mott said his friend Bruce Boenau had the bearing of a very considered, careful man.

But too Bruce had a streak of something in him, some spur-of-the-moment imp within him that inspired him to step outside the norm.

“Absent Friends” is published in the Gettysburg Times on Thursdays. It tells the stories of people who go through their lives working and playing and affecting the lives of others with only a few ever knowing their names. Subjects are chosen mostly at random but suggestions may be emailed to ahayes@gettysburgtimes.com.

T.W. Burger began is journalism career at the Gettysburg Times in 1985. He worked for several other newspapers in the area during the 1990s and 2000s before returning to the Times as a correspondent in 2013.

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