Legendary Surfboard shaper Bruce Jones passes away – #OC #Aloha #Surf

Bruce Jones Photo by John Kuramoto

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Bruce Jones enjoyed many water sports outside of surfing, including sailing. Photo taken in 2006.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STEVEN JONES

The surf community is mourning the death of surfboard shaper Bruce Jones, who died Monday afternoon from a heart attack.

 

Jones was 68.

 

Jones first started surfboard shaping in his parents Huntington Park garage in 1959. Jones moved closer to the area to attend Long Beach State College, where he got his degree in economics, spending spare time surfing and shaping.

As a youngster, Jones was the quietest of four brothers, but their father would say “you guys watch, he’s the one who …

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