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Remembering Vernon Burton: 1924-2015

Vern Burton at 85. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Family, friends and colleagues are remembering Vernon Burton, 90, known for his 38-year exemplary career with UC Cooperative Extension, including 10...

Vern Burton at 85. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Vern Burton at 85. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Vern Burton at 85. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Thirty Eight Years in the UC System

Vern Burton

Vern Burton didn’t set out to become an entomologist.  Home from the World War II battlefields, he enrolled in Compton Community College and then...

Vern Burton
Vern Burton

VERN BURTON, 85, relaxes at his home in Davis. He worked in the University of California system for 38 years. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Entomology in 1970
UC Davis Entomology in 1970

BACK IN 1970--This UC Davis Department of Entomology photo, taken Feb. 3, 1970, includes faculty, staff and Cooperative Extension specialists. In front (from left) are Dick Bushing, Frank Summers, Bob Schuster, Al Grigarick, Bob Washino, Harry Lange and Harry Laidlaw. In back (from left) are Charles Judson. Robbin Thorp, Vern Burton, Elmer Carlson, Oscar Bacon, Frank Strong, Don McLean, Ward Stanger and Ed Loomis. Others are not pictured. (Photo courtesy of Oscar Bacon)

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 5:59 PM
 
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