He grew up in Fort Garry, Manitoba and was a member of Fort Garry United Church.
He graduated from Vincent Massey Collegiate magna cum laude.
Ih May 1981, he attained a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree from University of Manitoba.
From 1981 to 1983 he worked as a senior accounting officer for the Toronto Dominion Bank.
In 1983 he returned to the University of Manitoba for a Master of Business Administration Degree which he would have been awarded in May of 1985.
He married Dolores Kolt on 31 December 1982. They had no children.
He died in St. Boniface , a city ward of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on 30 January 1985.
A scholarship was created at the University of Manitoba in his memory: the Bruce Currie Memorial Scholarship.
Winnipeg Free Press, 1 February 1985