On December 19, 2003, BRUCE L. MOUNTFORT, age 69, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Mountfort was born on March 6, 1934, in Portland, ME. Mr. Mountfort served in the U.S. Navy for four years and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 22 years of service. He was employed with Jefferson Pilot Corp. at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife Bonnie S. Mountfort of Greensboro, NC., daughter Linda E. Mountfort-Clarke and her husband Phillip E. Clarke. Linda's mother, Betty E. Mountfort also survives. Mr. Mountfort was a kind man with the heart of a teddy bear. Always helping people in need and he made sure his family was happy and loved. The stars in the sky are a little dimmer it seems. My father will truly be missed by all that loved and knew him.