Bruce Courcier of Falmouth died Tuesday, October 13, after a battle with cancer. He was 70.
Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, he was the son of Robert J. and Dorothy Courcier. He grew up in Westport, Connecticut, and graduated from Staples High School.
He married Carol Lynn (Thompson) Courcier in 1979.
The couple moved to Cape Cod in 1978 to raise their family. He built a career as owner of Foreign Car Parts of Falmouth and as a partner of Paul’s Precision Automotive. Active in the Falmouth community, he served on the board of directors of the Falmouth Youth Hockey League and on the board of governors of the Woods Hole Yacht Club. He was an avid runner and sailor. He ran the Falmouth Road Race every August and spent many hours sailing in Vineyard Sound.
He leaves his son, Robert Courcier, his grandson, Thompson Courcier, and his daughter, Sarah Courcier, all of Martha’s Vineyard; his daughter, Caitlyn Crowley and her husband, Joe Crowley of Rhode Island; his sisters, Lisa Courcier, Leslie Smith and Christina Courcier; a brother, Matthew Courcier; and nieces and nephews.
Mr. Courcier was preceded in death by his sister, Suzanne Courcier; and his brother, Brad Courcier.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 24, from 1 to 3 PM at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home on West Falmouth Highway, followed by a funeral service at 3 PM.