Maria Felt, wife
Obituary Link HereBRUCE C. FELT Bruce C. Felt passed away on December 27, 2011 in Santa Fe, NM. He was born December 12, 1934 in Los Angeles, CA to Charles & Leona (Williams) Felt. He was a U.S Naval Academy, graduate, Class of '57. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy for 20 years on various submarines, the final one being the USS James Madison (SSBN-627)(B) where he served as Commanding Officer. After his retirement from the navy, he attended the Citadel Military College in Charleston, SC where he earned his MBA degree. He then began a career in R.E. Appraising, becoming a successful Appraiser with his own firm, specializing in commercial properties for many years. Later, transitioning to teaching the accredited course curriculum at the College level, for licensure in the field; first teaching at The Citadel in Charleston, SC and then ultimately at SFCC, here, where he developed the courses for the curriculum. He retired in 2008. He was a well respected instructor who earned the admiration of his colleagues and his numerous students throughout his teaching career. He is survived by his wife, Maria; his step-son, J. Scott Mason; his sister, Karen Fisher (Leland); mother-in-law, Rosanna Martinez; brothers-in-law: Nick C. Martinez and Nelson Martinez (Gina); and sister-in-law, Deborah Coltrara (David). Bruce will be remembered for his kindness, friendly manner and quick wit. He never had an unkind word to say about anyone and will be greatly missed. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Berardinelli Funeral Home, January 3, 2012 followed by Interment at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with full military honors at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter in his name.