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Fund set up for family of Powder River Correctional Facility employee

The staff at Powder River Correctional Facility has set up a fund for the family of Bruce Davis, a correctional officer at the minimum-security prison who died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot at his home.

Davis was 50.

He started his career at Powder River in January 1997 as a food services coordinator.

Davis later worked as a correctional officer at the Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario and the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton before taking the same job at Powder River in Baker City.

“Davis was a well-respected and liked member of our team and will be greatly missed,” the Powder River staff said in a press release. “Our hearts go out to his family and friends but most importantly his wife, Emma, and their two children, Trevor and Emily.”

The fund is set up at Old West Federal Credit Union, and donations can be made at any branch through the Emma Davis Donation Fund.

A Memorial mass for Davis will be Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets in Baker City, with Father Robert Greiner officiating. A reception will follow at the St. Francis Parish Hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Baker County Search and Rescue in care of Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City OR 97814. 


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