Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal N. Bruce McKay, III

Franconia Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Friday, May 11, 2007

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Reflections for Corporal N. Bruce McKay, III

Thinking of you today, on your birthday B. Always in my thoughts.

Formerly fiancée of Corporal McKay Sharo

November 6, 2015

Thinking of you on your birthday with love.


November 5, 2015

Eight years have passed and still I weep, not for me alone, Bruce, but for our children. They will be forever burdened by your loss. I think of all the citizens you served and how they'll never understand you were more than an officer behind the badge. I think of your/my family and how gracious they have been in spite of their grief. I've learned to tuck you neatly inside my heart, always safe. Your gift of love has given me the strength to move forward and love again. For your guidance and the little signs just when I need them most, I will always be grateful.

Sharon Cairns
Formerly fiancee of Corporal Bruce McKay

May 11, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 11, 2015

Although the years have passed, your memory never will. Thank you for your service, and thank you to the Marine ( Semper Fi) who came to your aid. May God give you comfort as only He can.

Captain Mike McAllister
Washington State Firefighter

February 26, 2015

Bruce and Family,

More time has passed and time keeps marching on. I hope everyone is well and life has offered your daughter and family some counterweight of happiness to make up for the loss. I will always remember the sacrifice and appreciate the time I have and try to make the most of it. Thank you.

Deputy Brian Doyle

November 12, 2014

May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung
May you stay
Forever Young...

Happy Birthday week Bruce.


November 2, 2014

Corpral Bruce mckay is a real hero to his town of Franconia

Sergeant waters
Mass state police

March 3, 2014

Hey brother, just thinking about you as your birthday approaches. I wanted to post and let everyone know just how thankful I am for having such a great academy roommate! You truly shaped the early stages of my career, which have carried me through all these years, and words can't express my gratitude! You are truly missed! May God bless all your family and friends who miss you each and every day.

Special Agent Jon Lester
ATF - New York

November 5, 2013

Another year has gone by, it's hard to believe that you would have been are thought of every day, you are never forgotten.


November 5, 2013

George, you make an excellent point. If someone ever assaults a police officer or attempts murder of anyone, they should receive a long prison sentence. The first shows a lack of respect for the law, the second contempt for society.

Tom Kincaid

August 27, 2013

Needless to say, this is a most regrettable happening.

The key sentence is: "The suspect had previously been convicted of assaulting Corporal McKay during a vehicle stop in 2003."

When an individual shows this kind of character, why is he returned to society where he can kill? Where is it written that someone like this gets a second, third, fourth chance? A chance to eventually kill someone, while law-abiding citizens are eventually expected to turn in their weapons in a gradual general confiscation scheme in contravention to the Second Amendment?

Civilian First Class George Hurlburt
Citizen of New York

June 25, 2013

Thank you for your service and unselfish sacrifice for your fellow man! You belong to HIM now and forever! May your family and friends find comfort and peace in that fact. God Bless!

Rev. Steven R. Closs, D.D.
Retired Captain, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH

June 9, 2013

Dear Big Brother

We had a lovely memorial dedication for you at your High School on Long Island this past weekend on your 6th EOW anniversary. Your life long friends spoke of the true friend you were to them and how kind and generous you were of your time. You are remembered as a very selfless man with a huge heart. Don't I know!
We miss you as much now as we did on 5/11/07

Love you always and thanks for sending me your regular 44 signs. I see them constantly

Your little sis,

Meggen McKay Wright

May 14, 2013

5-11-07 5-11-13

The years may wipe out many things
But some they wipe out never;
Like memories of those happy times
When we were all together.

Always in our hearts!!

Nanny ox

May 10, 2013

Six years already? Doesn't seem possible. I hope you're at peace. We won't forget. And your mark will never fade on us.


May 7, 2013

Never more will the wind cherish you again, Never more will the rain.
Never more shall we find you bright in the snow and wind.
The snow is melted, the snow is gone, and you have flown:
Like a bird out of our hand, like a light out of our heart, you are gone.

Nanny oxoxoxox


April 22, 2013

Well said Eric. Those of us in public service often rely on civilians for aid, and we are always grateful even if we don't get to express it in the moment. I have no sympathy for the shooter, and I am very happy that there are people out there with the courage to get involved when something like this happens. I, too, just watched the video and it just proves how quickly things can go badly. Thanks for the service Corporal McKay.

Damon, Paramedic
Mesa Fire Department, Arizona

February 17, 2013

Having just watched the released car video footage I was moved enough to look up what the end result was. I was delighted to hear that not only a Marine tried to help and not only placed his life on the line but also his son's. I also have to say and I know some will disagree with this feeling but it is just my opinion here. I am glad that Corporal Mckay's murderer was shot and killed. I am glad he was put down like the rabid dog he was and harm no one further.


January 14, 2013


Thankful you are in our lives...... remembering how much you liked my sweet potato casserole.......
Thanksgiving with you is one of my blessings. oxoxoxox


November 20, 2012

“Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.”
― M. Albom

Sharon Davis-McKay
Formerly Fiancee of Corporal Bruce McKay

November 10, 2012

You are always missed, especially today on your birthday.
Thank you for still looking out for us. Not five minutes after you were mentioned last week, in a moment of despair, a total stranger appeared in front of our house, got the generator started and then came back and cut up the tree limb that fell on the garage during this last storm. I can't help but think that in some way, you had sent him.


November 6, 2012

Happy birthday, B! Always in my heart...

Sharon Davis-McKay
formerly fiancee of Corporal Bruce McKay

November 6, 2012

Thinking of you on this day in November, maybe playing Frisbee with Carly...

Claire Wheadon

November 5, 2012

Hero’s are not defined by how they died but by how they lived.

RIP 44K.


May 28, 2012

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