Fall 2012

Horace F. “Jeremy” Burr, ’40, May 22, 2012, in Ashland, Ohio, at 92. He served in the Navy and Naval Reserves during World War II and the Korean War, retiring as a captain. He worked for Scoville Manufacturing and General Motors and returned to government employment following retirement from GM. An avid climber, skier, and canoeist, he loved to be outdoors. He took the name “Jeremy” midway through life and began writing poetry and music. He is survived by his wife, Marian, four children, two stepchildren, 11 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. His sister, Jean Burr Smith ’39 died before him.