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Samuel M. Burnett


1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Samuel M. Burnett Obituary
July 26, 1929 - September 21, 2017 Samuel M. Burnett, a Los Angeles based architect and former partner in the architectural firm Charles Luckman Associates, a firm responsible for some of LA's most iconic structures including The Forum and the Space Age Theme Building at LAX, died on Thursday, September 21st, 2017, at the age of 88. Burnett was born in Stamford, Texas, on July 26th, 1929. He died of natural causes at his home in Studio City, California. Burnett lead the teams which designed the Los Angeles Convention Center, the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, the Warner Bros. Office Building in Burbank, the Anchorage Sports Arena and parts of Disney's Epcot Center, among others. He is remembered by his family and friends as a very kind man, a generous father, and occasionally, the most cantankerous, but lovable, soul there ever was. Burnett is survived by his 3 children, Terry, Sheryl, and Chris, 3 grandchildren, Kevin, Nikki and Dakota, and one great-granddaughter, Allie. Service: 10am, Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Albany, Texas, via Morehart Mortuary 325-762-3914.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 23 to Sept. 24, 2017
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