A gathering to celebrate his life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the beach where the Plover River runs through Iverson Park in Stevens Point.
Contributions for the children’s education may be made out to “Tate and Tessa Bruckhart” and sent to UW Credit Union, 809 Division St., Stevens Point, WI 54481. Alternatively, memorials may be made in his name to support The Green Circle Trail and sent to Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, PO Box 968, Stevens Point, WI 54481, or online at www.cfcwi.org.
Boston Funeral Home of Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Bruckhart was born March 4, 1971, in Denver, Colo., a son of Glenn and Judith Bruckhart. He grew up and attended public schools in Littleton, Colo.
He received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from New Mexico State University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado State University.
Most recently, he worked as an energy efficiency engineer focused on reducing energy use for schools and local governments in Wisconsin. Previously, he had worked measuring radiation levels in soils at the Hanford Nuclear Site.
He was a member of the Plover River Alliance whose aim was to protect the watershed.
Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Lynn Markham; two children, Tate and Tessa; his parents; one sister, Nicky; one brother, Ben (Rich); and his paternal grandmother, Mary Bruckhart.