Selb, Bruce Joel

Selb, Bruce Joel

March 12, 1947 – March 12, 2013
Bruce was born in Camden, NJ to Joe and Vera Mowery Selb. He graduated Glasboro State University with a degree in Mathematics. While working at Fischer- Porter Engineering he met his wife,  Linda Mann Selb and in 1976 they were married and have resided in Burnsville, MN since 1985. Survived by his wife, Linda, sister Sheryl Staszewski, and lots of nieces and nephews. Through the years he worked for Foxboro Inc, in marketing, Sprint and U.S.West( Quest) as a cell tower technician and radio frequency Engineer . While at US West he was chosen to go to the Salt Lake Olympics. Through his work he helped shape the wireless industry in its early days and paved the way for today’s communication. He had an appetite to learn and was passionate to read all he could. He was a member of various professional organizations. As an avid fan of railroading both model and real he joined local RR clubs and national groups. He loved fixing things and valued his health. Bruce became a board member at  Wescott’s Friends of the Library, an AARP Tax aide, a tutor in Burnsville’s GED program, a volunteer in all aspects of ” Good in the Hood ” at Cedar Crest Church, a technician at Oak Grove Church and a coach with Richfield duo language school’s Lego League. He thaught 4th and 5th graders how to build and program Lego Robots to do various tasks in a yearly competition. He loved his team and they him, especially after winning this complex task with a #2 over all. Bruce will be dearly missed by all.