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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and its Theatre Department have lost a great teacher, performer and member of the community.

Don Burdick, Theatre Department professor emeritus, passed away Friday, August 23, 2013.

His colleagues and friends in the Theatre Department are sharing details regarding Burdick’s visitation and funeral services. His visitation will be held at Fiss & Bills-Poklasny Funeral Home, 865 S. Westhaven Dr., on Friday, August 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A service will follow at the funeral home at 6 p.m.

Theatre colleagues and faculty members continue planning a tribute and memorial to honor Burdick’s memory and dedication to the department and campus and community arts.

More information on Burdick’s academic service to and support of UW Oshkosh, other institutions and the broader theatre community is available in an obituary posted here.


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