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2009 April 4: David Burns

David Francis Burns passed away April 4, 2009 in Mission Viejo, CA of Pancreatic Cancer.

He was born in Butte, Montana on April 23, 1954 to Bob and Phyllis Burns. Dave worked for Skaggs, Albertson's and Sav-On for 36 years. Prior to his death, he served as District Manager for CVS in the Southern California area. He married Debra Withey on January 27, 1979. They had just celebrated their 30th anniversary.

Dave was preceded in death by his father, Robert B. Burns; grandparents; several uncles, aunts and cousins. Dave is survived by his wife, Debbie; children, Nichole Wesper (Jason), Melissa Lee (Josh), Natalie and Matthew; his grandchildren, Emily Lee and Logan Wesper, whom he loved dearly; mother, Phyllis; mother-in-law, Maxine Clem; sisters, Christy Elias (Elias), Amanda Peterson (Gregg), Terri Evans (Doug); brothers, Bob (Patti) and Gene (Robin); aunts, Renee Burns and Marcy Bradley (Art); and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, 4/8/09 at 11:30am at St. Kilian Catholic Church, Mission Viejo. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Dave's name to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at

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