Disciples News Service

Chalice artist dies

Bruce Tilsley, 80, of Arvada, Colo., passed away on Nov. 27, 2012. Tilsley was the graphic designer responsible for defining the now-familiar chalice logo of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) accepted at the 1971 General Assembly in Louisville. It was based on a napkin drawing given to him by Robert Friedly and Ronald Osborn.  Read the story.

He was also a member of the General Board, Administrative Committee and vice president of the national men’s fellowship. He was a resident of Colorado most of his adult life.

Messages may be left on the funeral home site. Memorial gifts may be made to the Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home, 2950 Tennyson St., Denver, CO 80212