Walton Family asks friends and the public to support causes and communities

October 28, 2019 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation today announced the establishment of the Bruce Walton Memorial Fund at the request of the Walton Family.

A San Diego leader and community champion, Walton was a former Dallas Cowboys NFL player and general manager of Smooth Jazz 98.1 KIFM-Radio who passed away on October 18 after years of failing health. He was 68.

The Bruce Walton Memorial Fund at The San Diego Foundation will support nonprofit causes within the San Diego community, UCLA family and organizations close to Walton’s heart.

“The positive effect Bruce had on so many people throughout his life will continue through support of the fund and the good work of the organizations that benefit from the fund,” shared Bruce’s daughter, Harmony Walton.

Donations to the fund can be made two ways:

  1. Online with a credit card at givecentral.org/BruceWaltonMemorial
  2. By mailing a check to The San Diego Foundation, c/o Brian Zumbano, at 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA, 92106. Please include “Bruce Walton Fund” in the check memo.

All donations are tax deductible.


About The San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation maximizes the impact of your charitable giving. We mobilize philanthropic resources to advance quality of life, increase social impact and champion civic engagement. For more than 40 years, The Foundation and our donors have granted more than $1.1 billion to grow a vibrant San Diego region.


Theresa Nakata, The San Diego Foundation, 619-890-1378, theresan@sdfoundation.org