Sandra Burton Jan. 12, 1945 ~ Dec. 9, 2010 Resident of Concord Sandra Salvaressa Burton, a native of Concord, California. Retired after 17 years as an Accountant for Contra Costa County. A published and award-winning writer of poetry and short stories. Survived by her husband of 45 years, Jerry David Burton of Concord, California; her daughter and son-in-law Leslie Ann and Timothy Keith Barden of Danville, California; her daughter and son-in-law Sharla Kathleen and James Patrick Chandler of El Sobrante, California; her son and daughter-in-law, John Samuel and Kelli Anne Burton of Corvallis, Oregon; her grandsons Alexander Waderich, Garrett Michael Barden and Casey Jacob Barden of Danville, California; Evan David Burton of Corvallis, Oregon; and granddaughter, Emma Isabella Burton of Corvallis, Oregon; and five (5) very special cats. A member of First Presbyterian Church, Concord, California; California State Poetry Society. Memorial Services will be held at 3pm Sunday December 12, 2010 at Moore's Mission Funeral Home, 1390 Monument Blvd. Concord. Memorial donations to: Community Concern for Cats (CC4C), P.O. Box 3795, Walnut Creek, CA 94598; Feral Cat Foundation, P.D. Box 1173, Alamo, CA 94507; Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), P.O Box 30215, Walnut Creek, CA 94598; Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, Utah.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Dec. 11, 2010.