Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, LTD.
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Libertyville, IL 60048


1960 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
James R. Burrows, 53, passed away Wednesday, November 13, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born October 2, 1960 in Evanston, IL and was a graduate of A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer, MI. Jim studied at UCLA for Restaurant Management and found his passion for serving as he grew up working for his family's restaurant; Stonegate Farm Supper Club in Michigan. He was employed by many establishments including, T.G.I.F., Grand Lux Caf, the Marriot, Melting Pot, Double Tree in Chicago, and his dream position at Wildfire in Lincolnshire. He loved to cook, was an avid traveler, skier, gardener, Chicago Bears and Cubs fan; he loved to Hike and was proud of his trek to the top of Half Dome Mountain in Yosemite National Park and to the bottom of the Grand Canyon several times. He is survived by his Mother, Carolyn Burrows of Vernon Hills; four sisters, Marge (Lawrence) Siegal of Vernon Hills, Carolyn (James) Douglas of Lincoln, NE, Pat (Fred) Mariacher of Lake Villa, Mary Sue (Anton) Till of Rochester, MN; one Brother, William Burrows of Vernon Hills; two nieces, Jennifer (Jason) Rose of Lake Villa, Amanda Burrows; and one nephew, Ryan Burrows. He was preceded in death by his Father, Robert W. Burrows Sr. and by his Brother, Robert W. Burrows Jr. Arrangements by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home in Libertyville, Services will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Chicago Aids Foundation. For Info: 847-362-3009 or please sign the guestbook www.burnettdane.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 15, 2013
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