Nicolyn Burgoyne

Nicolyn Sue (Staley) Burgoyne

Resident of Danville, CA


Nov. 8, 1946 - Mar. 11, 2013


Nicolyn "Nicki" Burgoyne of Danville, CA passed away in Mountain View, CA after suffering a heart attack. Family and friends will remember her for her persistence and courage, in managing 40 plus years of diabetes and 15 plus years of end stage renal disease. Ever fearless and stubborn in dealing with her health issues, Nicki lived each day and didn't let diabetes and end stage renal disease prevent her from enjoying life, family, friends and her many family cats and dogs. She was a loving wife, mother, Grammy, sister, aunt, and friend who will be missed.


Nicki is survived and dearly missed by her daughter Rachel and granddaughter, Nicolyn of Mountain View, CA; sister Mary Trimble of Rohnert Park, CA; brother John Staley of Oakland, CA, and nieces and nephews. Her husband, Andrew Burgoyne preceded her in death in 2011.


An ash scattering ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 19th on the San Francisco Bay and will be followed by a luncheon.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the in her name. Please sign the guest book at cusimanocolonial.com.


Funeral Home

Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary
96 W El Camino Real Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 968-4453
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Apr. 26 to Apr. 28, 2013