Keith Ryan Leombruno, affectionately known as Bruno, passed away on October 9, 2023, in Orange, CA. He was born on October 7, 1972, in Wisconsin. Keith's endearing personality and unwavering dedication to his loved ones left an indelible mark on those who had the privilege of knowing him.
Most people who knew Keith could attest to his deep love and commitment to his family. He frequently expressed his affection for them and always emphasized how grateful he was to have such a loving and supportive family by his side. His cherished memories provide solace during this difficult time.
Keith's mischievous nature brought endless joy to the lives of his family, friends, and coworkers. He was renowned for his pranks and shenanigans, bringing laughter and amusement to every occasion. Yet beyond his playful demeanor was a compassionate and hardworking soul.
A man of many talents, Keith possessed an extraordinary ability to recite detailed movie quotes with remarkable precision. His love for cinema was evident to all who engaged in conversations with him about the silver screen. Additionally, he had a passion for food, appreciating artistry both inside and outside the kitchen. His culinary creations were enjoyed by many fortunate enough to taste them.
Keith's hobbies were diverse and reflected his eclectic tastes. He found solace in reading Stephen King books, immersing himself in a world of suspense and imagination. Keith also had an affinity for classic video games that allowed him to relive childhood memories in pixelated form. Furthermore, he prioritized maintaining physical fitness through regular workouts and believed in nurturing both body and mind.
Among Keith's proudest accomplishments was publishing his novel titled "Everything Comes with a Price," a testament to his perseverance and creativity. Despite not completing high school, he overcame obstacles by earning his GED certificate—a testament to his determination.
Professionally, Keith was highly regarded by his colleagues and supervisors at the Phillips 66 refinery in Wilmington, CA, where he worked diligently. His work ethic and dedication were exemplary, earning him respect and admiration from all who had the pleasure of collaborating with him.
Keith's passing has brought both sorrow and inspiration to his family. Recognizing his selflessness in life, they made the compassionate decision to honor Keith's giving nature through organ donation. By doing so, a part of him will continue to live on, providing others with the opportunity to lead longer and more fulfilling lives. Furthermore, Keith's generous act will contribute to medical research that has the potential to improve countless lives in the future.
Keith will forever be remembered by his dear nephew Joshua Troy, who held a special place in his heart. He also leaves behind his stepfather Dennis, whom he considered more than family—a father figure who provided unwavering love and support throughout his life. Who he has joined in Heaven .
He is survived by his loving mother Jean, his devoted sisters Kristie, Jenise, Andrea, Dawn, Denise; his caring brother Dennis Jr., and a host of nieces and nephews: Cassidy, Austin, Jessica, Valarie, Jonah, Elizabeth, Jonathan Jr., Joey, Alexander, Julianna, Joshua F., Kevin, Michael , Alyssa, Adlynn, Jason, Matthew, Makayla, Dennis the 3rd; and great niece Phoenix.
Additionally surviving Keith are his girlfriend Yolanda, brother-in-law Will, and Lora sister-in-law.
Keith Ryan Leombruno was a remarkable individual whose presence illuminated the lives of those around him. His memory will forever remain etched in their hearts as they cherish the profound impact he had during his time on this earth.
A funeral service in celebration of Keith's life will be held on November 3rd at Forest Lawn - Cypress - Patriots Chapel in Cypress, CA. The ceremony will commence at 2:00 PM and will offer an opportunity for family and friends to gather together and honor his memory. May his soul find eternal peace, and may his light continue to shine brightly through the hearts of those who loved him.
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