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Beloved Meadowdale music teacher, Bob Burton, 90, passes away

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Bob Burton died peacefully, alongside family in his Edmonds home near midnight on Thursday, August 10, 2023, after several weeks in hospice care due to ill health resulting from congestive heart failure and a stroke. A lover of ice cream, beautiful sunsets, spectacular music, his view of the Puget Sound and his children and grandchildren, […]

Hundreds of Meadowdale alums gather to sing for retired teacher’s 90th birthday

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EDMONDS, Wash., July 15, 2023—Approximately 250 Meadowdale High School alums gathered at the Edmonds Waterfront Center on June 24 to celebrate the 90th birthday of former music teacher Robert Burton; taking the risers one last time to sing songs Mr. Burton had taught them over 30 years ago. In many ways Robert Burton kickstarted the […]

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