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Bruce MacPherson, Former NEMRA President, Passes On

Feb. 3, 2020
MacPherson was the former owner and CEO of New England’s A.A. MacPherson Co. rep agency.

Bruce MacPherson, former owner and CEO of New England’s A.A. MacPherson Co. rep agency in Canton, MA, and former president of the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA), and one of the true gentlemen in the electrical wholesaling industry, passed away on Jan. 13 age the age of 89. According to his obituary in The Boston Globe, he was predeceased by his loving wife of sixty-six years, Carol Louise, his brother, Frank MacPherson of Westfield, NJ and his grandson, Christopher Gardner of West Simsbury, CT. Bruce leaves two daughters, Janet Younker (William) of Chatham, MA and Laurie Gardner (Brian) of West Simsbury, CT. He also leaves four grandchildren, Jennifer Gibson (Craig) and William Younker, II (Jessie), both of Cohasset, MA, Courtney Gardner of Wethersfield, CT and Abigail Gardner of Milford, CT. He also leaves four great-grandchildren, Drew and Taylor Gibson, Lucy and William Younker, III, as well as five nieces and one nephew.

The Boston Globe obituary said MacPherson served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as an officer aboard the USS Dortch; was president of the Electrical Institute of New England and an independent director of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund Series.

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