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BURDICK, Ronald William
BURDICK, Ronald William Born September 4, 1944 San Diego, Calif., passed away April 20, 2018 Brea, Calif. Ron grew up in Lakeside, Calif, and attended Grossmont College AA, San Diego State College BA & MA, doctoral studies at UC San Diego and University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. He lived in the AV for 47 years, taught music Mojave Unified School District 1971 - 2006, Directed Desert Community Orchestra at Cerro Coso College - Ridgecrest 1985 - 1989, Community Band Antelope Valley College 15 years. Ron played french horn 5 years in the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, he was a 25 year member of the Mojave Lions Club, and a Distinguished Toastmaster. He enjoyed his family, music, single action cowboy shooting, reading and travel. Ron is survived by his wife Pam, of 50 years, son Bryan (Tricia), daughter-in-law Laura Burdick, grandchildren Greg, Grace, Luc and Corinne and mother-in-law Pat Zeah, brother Donald (Joan) and foster sister Jennifer Davis. Predeceased by his son Eric. A memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 am at Lancaster United Methodist Church, 918 West Avenue J, Lancaster, CA. In lieu of flowers donations to AV Foundation (661-722-6300) or Parkinson's Foundation ( in his name.

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