Jack Burch, who retired last year as executive director of the Community Action Council after 34 years, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at age 68 of lung cancer. In this picture taken last year, Burch stood next to a hand-carved door that was a gift when he left Mali, where he had served as the director for the Peace Corps.
Jack Burch, who retired last year as executive director of the Community Action Council after 34 years, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at age 68 of lung cancer. In this picture taken last year, Burch stood next to a hand-carved door that was a gift when he left Mali, where he had served as the director for the Peace Corps. Herald-Leader
Jack Burch, who retired last year as executive director of the Community Action Council after 34 years, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at age 68 of lung cancer. In this picture taken last year, Burch stood next to a hand-carved door that was a gift when he left Mali, where he had served as the director for the Peace Corps. Herald-Leader

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