Bruce Howell Branitz, 69, of Duluth passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Born to Sylvia and Murray Branitz, both of blessed memory, in New York, he was a beloved surgeon, son, brother, father, grandfather and friend.

Preceded in death by his brother, Marlon, Bruce is survived by his daughters, Marni Wolf and Sloane Barras; a son, Daniel; grandchildren Cole, Jordan and Carly Wolf and Talia and Jake Barras; and a brother, Harley.

An online guestbook is available at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Embracing Hospice, 2160 Fountain Drive, Snellville, GA 30078. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Michoel Lipshutz officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.