Bruce Garrison Kitchen

Bruce Garrison Kitchen (BS Elec Egr ’51) died November 6, 2011, in Charlotte, N.C. He was born December 10, 1929, in Lansing, Mich. His formative years were spent in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he graduated from State High.

After graduating from MSU, Kitchen worked for E.I. DuPont & Nemours and the Westinghouse Corporation in a career that spanned 43 years. His last 27 years of employment were at the Savannah River Site, near Aiken, S.C., in the nuclear field.

Kitchen was active in many organizations. He served as chairman of the Mission Organization LOGOI (Miami, Fla.) and was chairman of Westminster School of Augusta, Ga., for 12 years. Kitchen also served on the board of directors of Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, Mo., and he was a lifetime elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Augusta, Ga., and an elder emeritus of All Saints Church in Charlotte, N.C.

Kitchen is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn Wilson Kitchen; his daughter, Alison K. Littauer Brown and her husband Tex Brown; his son, Keith Wilson Kitchen and wife Allison, all of Charlotte; his sister Rosalie Smith and brothers Gaylord, Michael, and
David Kitchen—all of Michigan. There are four surviving nieces and three nephews. His parents— Elisabeth Boylan Burket and Bruce Emmanuel Kitchen—preceded him in death.