A Suicide Note From Bruce David Ciniello
Bruce traveled from Florida to the Grand Canyon where,
at No Name Point, a 450-foot jump put an end to his life.
A short note identified the reason for his death:
Bruce's Suicide Note
Dear Family and Friends,
I'm sorry it had to end this way but it was my fate. I couldn't handle life anymore. You see, the reason I ran away before to commit suicide is the same reason I did again. I'm gay. I never wanted to be and I always wished it would change, but it didn't.
I wanted to live a normal life but God created me this way for some reason and there was nothing I could do to change it. I was born this way. Believe me, I would not choose this way of life for I know how hard and unaccepted it is.
I'm painfully sorry you all had to deal with this, but I couldn't deal with it. This way, I could live a peaceful afterlife instead of a life of fear, agony, and manic depressiveness.
Please realize, I did not want to hurt anyone. I just wanted to end my own pain. I love you all dearly and will someday see you all again hopefully with your understanding hearts and souls. I just hope God will bring me to heaven.
Love always and eternally,
If you haven't read it already, here is a letter from Bruce's mother to him --
Staff, H. (2007, August 10). A Suicide Note From Bruce David Ciniello, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2023, December 10 from https://www.healthyplace.com/gender/gay-is-ok/a-suicide-note-from-bruce-david-ciniello