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Dorothy Jean Burrus

December 30, 1923 October 28, 2018
Dorothy Jean Burrus
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Dorothy Jean Burrus, 94, died October 28, 2018 at her home in Palo Alto, California. She was born in 1923 in Sundance, Wyoming to Otis and Lila Reynolds. She had one sister, Margaret Taucher (Greeley, Colorado). Dorothy graduated from the University of Minnesota and also attended the University of Wyoming where she met her husband, Kenneth E. Burrus. They were married for 56 years until he predeceased her in 2005. The couple lived in Denver, Colorado for the majority of their lives before moving to California to be closer to family. Dorothy was the loving mother of Mary Burrus Babson (Nick), Nancy Burrus (George Fisher) and Susan Burrus (William Doyle). She was the grandmother of six: Katherine (Ryan Craft), Alexandra and Christopher Fisher, and Natalie, Peter and Caroline Doyle. Dorothy also had one great-granddaughter, Colby Craft. She is deeply missed by her family and friends.

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