Bronson Beecher Tuttle Eden

In Memorial

Bronson Beecher Tuttle Eden, 92, of Waco and formerly of Mill Neck, Long Island, New York, died peacefully in Providence Hospice House on Friday, March 3, 2017. The cause of death was congestive heart failure.

Mr. Eden was laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a future date.

Mr. Eden, born in New York City on August 21, 1924, was the son of John H. Eden and the late Muriel T. Eden. Mr. Eden graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts in 1943, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut in 1949 and Columbia School of Law, in New York City in 1956.

Mr. Eden practiced law in New York City and Long Island before retiring and later moving to Waco in 1990.

In World War II Mr. Eden served in the European Theatre of Operations as a combat infantryman and saw action in the Normandy, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Mr. Eden was preceded in death by his son, Peter D. Eden.

Among Mr. Eden’s survivors left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 45 years, Kathleen; two sons, Bronson Eden, Jr., of Phoenicia, New York; David W. Eden and his wife, Tamsin, of Ipswich, Massachusetts; and four grandchildren, Judson S. Eden and his wife, Alicia, of Kelseyville, California; Lillian W. Eden of Boston, Massachusetts; Christopher F. Eden and his fiancé, Kate, of Seattle, Washington; and Anton Eden of Phoenix, Arizona.

The family is very grateful to his home caregiver, Christy McRae, as well as to the Providence Hospice team.

“With the Saints give rest, O Christ, to thy servant, Bronson, where there is neither sickness, nor sorrow, nor sighing, but life everlasting.”

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Foundation, P. O. Box 2589, Waco, Texas 76702-2589 or to the charity of one’s choice.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

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