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Jordan Alexander Burby ’11

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Jordan Alexander Burby ’11, April 24, 2011, in Tustin, California, after a short battle with cancer. A native of Orange County, Jordan graduated from Tustin High School, where he was a member of the Model United Nations program, and attended summer programs at Stanford and at Oxford. Travel with the Model United Nations program and travel and camping with his extended family were treasured experiences. Jordan enjoyed books, music, being with friends and family, and learning about a wide range of subjects. He studied at Reed for three years, intending to major in religion. A memorial fund for Jordan has been established to support educational endeavors at Tustin High. To learn more about this fund and Jordan's life, please visit his online memorial site. Survivors include his parents, John and Carol Garrett, and grandparents, Joe and Carol Quartucci. His father, Bill Burby, predeceased him.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2011

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