April 9, 2014 5:30 PM

Merlene Davis: An advocate for the poor, Jack Burch will be missed

Jack Burch, the former head of the Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas counties for 34 years, died Wednesday of lung cancer. He was 68. "This is a very sad day," said Stu Silberman, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and former superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools.

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