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Date of Passing: Jul 03, 2021

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With sadness and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Leslie Donald Bruyere (Taunto), on July 3, 2021, at the age of 34 years.
Leslie leaves to cherish his memory his father James Sr.; brothers, James Jr., Dennis, Calvin and Ryan; his sisters, Roxanne and Tammy; his daughter Elizabeth; his grandmother Janet; his aunts, Lorraine and Maureen; and stepmother Ursula Delaronde, who raised him, and whom he loved dearly; the organization R.A.Y., who helped him through his struggles; numerous cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Arlene James; brother Dean; aunt Corrine and cousin Fonessa.
Wake services will be held at his grandmother's residence Sagkeeng First Nation on July 10, 2021 and St. Alexander Hall on July 11, 2021. Funeral service will be held at the St. Alexander Roman Catholic Church on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. Interment follows in the church cemetery. Please follow Covid restrictions.

Condolences may be sent to the family
c/o Spirit Road Funeral Services Inc.,
PO Box 200, Fort Alexander, MB, R0E 0P0,
204-340-6490 or friends may leave a message of sympathy at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 10, 2021

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • I miss bumping into you randomly ... I can't believe this happend.. you didn't deserve to go out the way you did.. you shouldn't even be gone anyway...I'm just happy knowing that you're no longer in any pain...and your struggles are over... It was really hard laying you to rest.. and I'm gonna try to better my life in your honor because I know that's what you would want. I stayed strong for you when I was out in the Rez for you .. James and I.... Just watch over us... And know that you will always be on our minds.. and forever in our hearts.. till we meet again big brother. I love you.. xoxo - Posted by: Roxy Bruyere (Sister) on: Jul 15, 2021

  • Dear Elizabeth. We are so sorry to hear the sad news about your dad Leslie. We miss you and think of you all the time Lizzy bumble bee. Love you to the moon and back xo. Mama,Molly,Teddy and all the family. - Posted by: Dale Dimaapi (family) on: Jul 12, 2021

  • Leslie was a very special person and I am deeply sadened by his passing. He had the biggest cheeks, warmest smile, and a mischievious laugh but the most prominent was his kind, infectious personality. He will forever be in my heart and my thoughts. - Posted by: Sarah Halldorsson (Friend) on: Jul 12, 2021

  • So sad to hear that you were taken so soon. I’m glad I was able to be there to say goodbye one last time. Love you always brother. - Posted by: Madelaine (Friend) on: Jul 11, 2021

  • There aren't even words to express my sadness and my grief for you. I am so sorry. I wish I could make it on Monday to honour him. What I remember most about Tonto is how he could make everybody smile by just walking in the room. - Posted by: Emilie Beaulieu (Friend) on: Jul 10, 2021

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