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David Edward "Ed" Burleson
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1958
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2010

From the Austin American-Statesman, Wed., September 15, 2010:

David Edward Burleson

David Edward (Ed) Burleson of Austin, 52, died Monday, September 13, 2010 following a six-month battle with cancer.

He was born March 5, 1958 in Pulaski, Virginia. Ed was a former President of the Heart Of Texas Bears in Austin; an active Master Naturalist in the El Camino Real Chapter in Cameron, TX; an artist and an accomplished gardener. He left gardens wherever he went and touched the lives of many people.

Ed is survived by the love of his life, his partner Marcus Montemayor and their two Pug dogs ... Woodrow and Poquita.

No services are planned but a memorial service will be held at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in his honor at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.



A Celebration of Life for Ed will be held at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on Monday, September 27th, 2010. The gathering will begin at 10 am. A short service will be begin at noon. The gathering will end at 2 pm. Some of Ed's artwork will be on display and a light buffet will be served.

Folks who can only get away from work at lunchtime are welcome to come for the noon service, some food, and, of course, visit with other friends of Ed.

The Wildflower Center is closed to the public on Mondays, but the main gate will be open for this event. There is plenty of parking and no entrance fee is required. After you park, come into the Gallery where we will hold the celebration.

Everyone is welcome to come and share memories. Please spread the word!

If you can't make it on Monday, here is a PDF of the printed program that will be available at the Celebration. It includes Ed's favorite poem. 
Created by: JCF
Record added: Dec 16, 2010
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David Edward Ed Burleson
Added by: JCF
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