CUMBERLAND – Bruce R. Garnett, 61, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at his home on Gray Road, after a long illness. He was born Dec. 25, 1944, in Portland, a son of Woodrow and Roberta Hughes Garnett. Bruce retired from the University of Maine – Portland-Gorham after 27 years of working in the maintenance department. He loved to collect Indian collectibles, fishing and spending time with his family and friends, as well as walking in the woods, watching war movies and collecting eagles. He was a member of the Redmen Sawga Tribe No. 20, the Swegustago Tribe of the Pocahontas and attended the Pentecostal Corner Stone Assemble, Windham. Bruce is survived by his wife of 12 years, Theresa Garnett of Cumberland; and brothers, David R. Garnett and wife, Sylvia, of Cumberland, Kenneth W. Garnett and wife, Teresa, of Gorham; sister-in-law, Mildred Garnett of Beals, and David W. Garnett and wife, Cathy, of Old Town; children, Bruce R. Garnett Jr. and wife, Patricia, of Sabatus, David M. Garnett and wife, Laura, of Westbrook, Lisa Wilmot of Lewiston, Kevin R. Wilmot and wife, Debbi, of Biddeford and Joy L. Leighton of Westbrook. He also has 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. His brother, Donald L. Garnett of Beals, predeceased him. A service to celebrate his life will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Redmen Hall, 111 Blackstrap Road, Cumberland. The family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are under the guidance of Independent Death Care of Maine, 471 Deering Ave., Portland.