I first met my friend Tom around 1984 when he was working for the Agronomy department at UF. Over the years, I have enjoyed the seemingly endless, usual, and entertaining stories about his life's adventures (i.e. growing up in South Florida, farming in Central America, being an extension agent in Dixie County; just to name a few). I will always cherish his memory and the countless stories he told, many of which I have repeated numerous times. It was a privilege knowing ‘the one and only' Tom Burton.
To his wife Ketty, his son Vido, and the rest of Burton family, please accept my deepest condolences.
(aka: ‘Kenneth The Grinnith'; a nickname via Tom B.)