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Lauren Bruner to be last crew member interred on USS Arizona

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017
                                <strong>Lauren Bruner: </strong>
                                <em>His ashes will be placed in turret 4 of the famed battleship-turned-grave </em>

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017

    Lauren Bruner:

    His ashes will be placed in turret 4 of the famed battleship-turned-grave

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / DECEMBER 2016
                                A wake is being planned for Lauren Bruner at his pre-war stomping ground, Smith’s Union Bar on Hotel Street. The public is welcome to the event that will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Above, Lauren Bruner, right, with his brother Chet Danforth at Smith’s Union Bar.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / DECEMBER 2016

    A wake is being planned for Lauren Bruner at his pre-war stomping ground, Smith’s Union Bar on Hotel Street. The public is welcome to the event that will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Above, Lauren Bruner, right, with his brother Chet Danforth at Smith’s Union Bar.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL/CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                <strong>“Other than Pearl Harbor, that (Smith’s Union) was his favorite reason to come back to the islands.”</strong>
                                <strong>Ed McGrath</strong>
                                <em>Co-author with Lauren Bruner of the book “Second to the Last to Leave”</em>

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL/CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “Other than Pearl Harbor, that (Smith’s Union) was his favorite reason to come back to the islands.”

    Ed McGrath

    Co-author with Lauren Bruner of the book “Second to the Last to Leave”

An Arizona crew that once numbered 1,512 is now down to three. Survivors Lou Conter and Ken Potts are both 98. Don Stratton is 97. Read more

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