Bruce Taylor Kosho Waldrop (1948-2003)
Bruce Taylor Kosho Waldrop born in Meridian, MS., July 29, 1948 to the late James Alton Waldrop and Willielu Franklin Waldrop, died Sunday February 23, 2003, of a heart attack, at the age of 54 years.
Bruce attended schools in Hattiesburg, MS. He was a resident of Salt Lake City, UT for many years, and a member of the first Affirmation group formed in Salt Lake City in the 1970's.
Bruce's spiritual quest lead him to Buddhism. As a Zen monk and a student of Genpo Roshi, Bruce remained committed to strengthening the spirituality of the GLBTI community in Salt Lake City. He was a man of great heart, a friend of so many, deeply loved and deeply respected.
A memorial service was held on Thursday, February 27, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kanzeon Zen Center, 1274 East South Temple, Salt Lake City.