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 Marissa Faith Miao Burghart

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Marissa Faith Miao Burghart

  • Birth 19 Sep 1995 China
  • Death 20 Sep 2003 Newton, Harvey County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Newton, Harvey County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 7884258

Marissa passed away September 20, 2003, one day after her eighth birthday. She was a Chinese orphan who was adopted by the loving Burghart family.

On December 2002, she was diagnosed with a diffuse pontine glioma. She suffered a setback in May of this year which led to her passing.

Marissa was in the second grade. Her favorite color was purple. She loved art, horses and school, her birds, Baby and Sammy and her puppies, Linus and Lucy Lu.

Her American name "Marissa" means 'wonderful gift from the sea'.
Her Chinese name is Guo Miao, which means 'wonderful, beautiful, great'

May she be at peace.

For more information on Marissa Faith Miao Burghart, please visit her website.


  • Created by: Grace, Peace and Love, Karen
  • Added: 21 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7884258
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marissa Faith Miao Burghart (19 Sep 1995–20 Sep 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7884258, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Newton, Harvey County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Grace, Peace and Love, Karen (contributor 46491833) .