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John Raymond Buriel

1948 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
John Raymond Buriel Obituary

Age 68, passed away on June 21, 2017 from cancer at home in Riverside, CA. He was born on December 27, 1948 and was a life long resident of Riverside. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. in Vietnam (1967-1969) and was honorably discharged in 1973. He obtained his A.A. degree at Riverside Community College; B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. at UC Riverside. John was a Professor of Psychology and Chicano Studies at Pomona College for 39 years. (https://www.pomona.edu/news/2017/06/21-memoriam- ray- buriel-emeritus-professor-psychology-and-
He was a parishioner and usher at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine (Riverside, CA). John is survived by his wife Linda Buriel; daughter Cheli Buriel; son Juan Ramon Buriel; brother Joe F. Buriel; daughter-in-law Natalie Buriel and granddaughter Isabel Buriel. He was preceded in death by his parents Eusebia V. & Filiverto Buriel.
Visitation will be at 9am on Wednesday, July 5 with Rosary at 9:30am followed by Mass at 10am, all at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine. Interment will follow Mass at 12:45pm at Riverside National Cemetery, using assembly area #9. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Moores Cancer Center Strategic Initiatives: Gift in Memory/Honor of Dr. Ray Buriel (Fund #4182: https://giveto.ucsd.edu/make-a-gift?id= 90f1a57c-c445-4054-9e11-3f0d466f0efa
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Published in Press-Enterprise on June 29, 2017
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