Beloved Coronado crossing guard passes away

CORONADO, Calif. (KGTV) -- The Coronado Unified School District is mourning the loss of one of their most popular crossing guards. 

Bruce Campbell, or Mr. Bruce as the kids knew him, passed away on Monday. 

According to his brother, Bruce was at work Monday when he collapsed and had to be rushed to the hospital. Campbell went into cardiac arrest and passed away on his way to the hospital. 

Students and parents set up a memorial on the corner of Sixth and F Street, where he worked every day for the last several years. His brother tells 10News he died doing the job he loved most. 

In a statement, the district told the Coronado Times that school counselors will be working with students as needed. 

Bruce Campbell was 68 years old. 

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