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The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

John Bruce Grunden

August 31, 1945 - October 14, 2007

John Bruce Grunden, 62, of Woodbridge, Virginia, died October 14, 2007, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, and earned a BA degree from OSU. Grunden completed Officer Candidate School and served in the U.S. Army for 26 years as a Military Intelligence officer. Following his retirement he worked as a Project Manager and Senior Systems Analyst for BAE Systems until September, 2006. Mr. Grunden is survived by his wife, Kathleen and two sons.

John was a member of the marching band from 1964 through 1967. He played Trumpet.