Bruce Samuel Gallacher, 68, died July 30, 2007 in Crescent City.

He was born Jan. 20, 1939 in Spokane, Wash. to Samuel and Carmen (Butterton) Gallacher and was a 40-year resident of Del Norte County.

He graduated from Auburn High School in Washington State. He was honorably discharged from the military.

He worked as a truck driver for Simpson Timber for more than 20 years, and also for Rumiano Cheese.

He is survived by his children, Patrick B. Gallacher, Bruce S. Gallacher Jr. and Gabriella Gallacher.He is also survived by step-daughters Mary, Lori and Misty; his sister, Carol and brother, Monte; and by numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nancy Gallacher; and his son, Douglas B. Gallacher.

At the request of his family, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Smith River United Methodist Church'sPaint the Church fund in their father's memory.

Smith River United Methodist Church's address isP.O. Box 810, Smith River, CA. 95567.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.